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#11385420 - 02/01/16 10:57 PM Carolina rig help
4976sc Offline
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Registered: 04/22/14
Posts: 84
I know this has probably been asked before but I would like some help with what line everyone uses on their Carolina rigs. Main line, leader, diameters, size of weights for different presentations. Anything and everything will help guys. Thanks

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#11385438 - 02/01/16 11:16 PM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
Do a search on this section, several threads on it recently
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#11385564 - 02/02/16 06:45 AM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
Skeeter man ZX225 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/03
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20 lb big game main line and 15 lb big game leader.

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#11385603 - 02/02/16 07:14 AM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
TroyKing Offline
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Registered: 09/28/14
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Loc: Carthage Tx
50lb power pro or suffex, barrel swivel,1oz tungsten,15lb mono or floro.
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#11385634 - 02/02/16 07:32 AM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: Skeeter man ZX225]
B Lee Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
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Loc: Tolar, Texas
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Originally Posted By: Skeeter man ZX225
20 lb big game main line and 15 lb big game leader.

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#11385654 - 02/02/16 07:41 AM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
Dillon Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 68
Loc: Buna, TX
20lb sunline sniper fluorocarbon main line and 16 lb sunline sniper fluorocarbon leader or 15 lb big game leader, both work really well...
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#11385661 - 02/02/16 07:43 AM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12208
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Main line 20# Invizx with 12-15# P Line CXX. 1oz lead weight followed by a glass bead and swivel. I reel my weight to the tip of the rod and have the bait hang between the last two guides on the rod. That is how the King of the C-rig (Paul Elias) does his so I do the same. I figured if that works for him it will work for me. It does.

If I am fishing shallow and around a lot of timber that I need to crawl the rig over I will step down to a 1/2 oz. weight.

I usually fish it with the rod tip pointed at the water and drag it with a sideways motion. If I am fishing timber (lay downs under water) I will drag it with the rod tip up because that helps get the weight over the log.

Baits...just about any soft plastic will work but my favorites are Grande bass rattle snake and baby snake, LFT ring frys, Zoom french frys, super flukes, lizards, and 10 inch worms.
I use a 2/0-3/0 hook for smaller baits and up to a 5/0 on the 10 inch worm. I use an Owner rigging hook.

Equipment...I use a Dobyns 784 Extreme with a Lews Super Duty. 6.4-1


Edited by ezbassin (02/02/16 07:52 AM)

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#11385666 - 02/02/16 07:44 AM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
skeeterbugzx300 Offline
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Registered: 07/20/15
Posts: 89
Loc: Milam,Tx.
big game most of time, I use fluorocarbon sometime.

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#11387475 - 02/02/16 06:25 PM Re: Carolina rig help [Re: 4976sc]
catch-n-release Offline
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Registered: 08/06/06
Posts: 753
Loc: Waco, Tx
20lb invizx main line and 20 lb big game leader. if fishing where there is a lot of big rock or heavier timber 65b power pro braid main line and 20 lb big game leader.
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