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Postby gilly111 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:59 am

Just wondering what's your favourite rig when fishing in the winter on the Mersey not in a boat mine has always been a pulley pennel but thinking about a change :huh:
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Re: Go to rig

Postby geddo » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:16 am

Up and over, pennel for me :thumbsup:

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Re: Go to rig

Postby Steve Duffy » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:38 am

3/0 up and over. :thumbsup:
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Re: Go to rig

Postby Big Hitter » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:45 am

Mines a 2 hook Portsmouth loop distance rig for general whiting, Dogfish and Dab fishing. But for big fish it’s my up and over pennel rig that I use most of the winter when Cod are about.
Both rigs have never let me down. :D
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Re: Go to rig

Postby davie495 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:52 am

Loop rig or up and over. Pennel on the up and over.

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Re: Go to rig

Postby starfish » Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:55 pm

portsmouth rig, up and over rig, dropper rig
but bread and butter rig is one up one down flapper :D

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Re: Go to rig

Postby Big Kev » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:19 pm

For cod fishing it`s an up n over pennel with 2/0 or 3/0 hooks :)
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