Wednesday, October 10, 2007

DIY Assist Hooks For Jigging - Part 2

Good day fellow anglers. Here is a simple DIY for doing assist hook. Have fun tying them. Mail me at sharma_8379@yahoo.com or drop me a message on Yahoo Messenger. My YM ID is sharma_8379

:::... Tools and materials that is required for this rig ...:::

:::... Run the kevlar material thru the solid ring ...:::

:::... Do a normal overhand knot to secure the solid ring in place ...:::

:::... Trim of the excess kevlar material ...:::

:::... It should look like this after trimming the excess kevlar material ...:::

:::... Take the other end of the kevlar material and run thru the eye of the hook ...:::

:::... Do a overhand knot over the shank of the hook ...:::

:::... Tighten the knot as close as possible to the eye of the hook ...:::

:::... Secure the hook on a mini vise ...:::

:::... Take some old braided line or dental floss and place them like the picture shown above ...:::

:::... Do about 8 to 10 turns ...:::

:::... Take the tag end run it thru the loop ..:::

:::... Using a plier, pull the other end to tighten the knot ...:::

:::... It should look like this once tightened ...:::

:::... Trim off all excess braided line and kevlar material ...:::

:::... Put a few drops of super glue ...:::

:::... There you have it, a complete Assist Hook for Jigging ...:::

:::... Assist hook ready for some action ...:::

Wish you good luck in trying out this assist hook. There are more to come. Different variations with different types of knots. Do stay tuned for the next update.

3 comments:

Lukas said...

Excellent articles. I'm interested in getting into deep sea jigging. Looking forward to the next update! - http://j-addict.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

this is ok, but if you search a little bit more, you'll find some other more efficient methods.

napster said...

Looking forward for part 3..hihi