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#394742 - 06/07/04 11:04 AM Homemade spider rig
browning Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 15
Loc: plano
anyone happen to have some plans on making your own spider rig for crappie that would be under $50 or so? I would just like to have 2 poles on either side. Thanks and have a good 1.

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#394743 - 06/07/04 11:17 AM Re: Homemade spider rig
bofly Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/21/04
Posts: 170
Loc: Taylor,TX.
I'm new to this forum, May ask what is a spider rig?

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#394744 - 06/07/04 01:08 PM Re: Homemade spider rig
Duck_Jerky Offline
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Registered: 02/21/02
Posts: 4710
Loc: Kaufman, TX
A spider rig is a contraption used for trolling to catch crappie.

As a visual...hold your hand out...palm-side down. Now, fold your thumb under your hand, and spread your fingers out. This is what it looks like on the front of your boat with 4 rods out.
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#394745 - 06/07/04 01:23 PM Re: Homemade spider rig
HTDUCK Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/25/01
Posts: 82
I've built two of them for around $20.00 a piece.
I used square tubing and parts of rod holders I bought at Academy for cheap.Takes about thirty minutes to do if ya have the right tools.

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#394746 - 06/07/04 04:29 PM Re: Homemade spider rig
Jerry Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/01
Posts: 3593
Loc: Mckinney,Texas 75069
I would still add 4 holders. Once you get the hang, 2 won't be enough wink

Jerry
www.NorthTexasGuideService.com

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#394747 - 06/07/04 04:30 PM Re: Homemade spider rig
Keith Stone! Offline
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Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 7888
Loc: Twixt the Red and Rio Bravo
The Crappie Killer, who used to be a regular on this forum before he moved back to the Carolinas, builds and sells a set up like you are looking for.

www.thecrappiekiller.com



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#394748 - 06/09/04 03:27 PM Re: Homemade spider rig
browning Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 15
Loc: plano
Hey HTDUCK got any pics of your homeone rig or any written plans you could send me? Thanks alot and have a good one.

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#394749 - 06/10/04 08:14 AM Re: Homemade spider rig
HTDUCK Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/25/01
Posts: 82
Browning,I don't have pics or plans.Just went out in the shop one day and started sawing up metal.
What part of Plano you in?Maybe we could hook up and I'll bring one to show ya.

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#394750 - 06/10/04 08:23 AM Re: Homemade spider rig
browning Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 15
Loc: plano
Hey HTDUCK, I live near Legacy and 75, but I work all over Plano. Thanks for sharing your idea with me, Have a good one.

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#394751 - 06/10/04 08:56 AM Re: Homemade spider rig
HTDUCK Offline
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Registered: 04/25/01
Posts: 82
I work at Coit and 190 at Eurosport Automotive
972-758-7576.
Howard

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