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To rig a sewn Minnow you'll need at least a 6 inch needle and 15 to 20 pound test monofilament fishing line. Insert needle towards the end of the minnows tail with your fishing line tied to a suitable treble hook. Push the needle through the minnow until the needle comes through your baits mouth. Pull the mono thru and push the flat side of the treble hook into the tail of your bait.
Side a free sliding treble down your line to peg the
mouth of the minnow shut or tie an extra loop knot. 18 to 30 inches behind a large set of
Colorado type blades or cowbells. Troll as slow as your boat can
go. The minnow must never spin, if it does effectiveness will be
Whole Herring Cut Bait
Eye Hook Plug Cut Angle Plug Cut with Hooks
Hooks & Holder Strip with Opposing Hooks
Rigging Cut Bait or Whole Herring
During the summer of 2001 I tried fresh
frozen herring several times and had no luck with the stuff. There's
several ways to rig it as the above photos shows, however until I can get
the herring the work, there's no need of further explanation.