SAKURA’S GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE SOFT BAITS RIGGING.
Whether freshwater or sea, soft lures are increasingly used in France and around the World. Invented originally for Black bass fishing, they are now broken down in a multitude of shapes and sizes to be of interest to all kinds of predators. We offer you the most effective arrangements for soft lures that you can then adapt to the conditions encountered locally. We invite you to consult the flexible lure range Sakura, Yamamoto and Biwaa that should meet your needs as they are complete and complementary.
TEXAS MOUNTING (Texas Rig) – basics.
Originally from the USA and used mainly for fishing Black bass, this assembly allows you explore the most snaggy stations without getting hooked up. Although you can achieve with a single hook, it offers maximum efficiency with an off-center shaft hook (offset hook) specially designed for this.
Today, the Texan mounting is used in sea and fresh water for all kinds of predators.
Although you will over time adapt these basic principles, here’s how to set up the classic Texas rig. Further down you will discover the different variations around this method.
TEXAN MOUNTING (Texas Rig) – variations
Texan mounting style variations are distinguished by the fact that the system is weighted or not and that the weight is free to slide on the line or not.
TEXAS MOUNTING(Texas Rig) – EXPOSURE OF THE HOOK
There are also mounting Texan style variations on the degree of exposure of the tip of the hook. According to the ground you fish and the “greed” of the fish it is appropriate to adjust this setting to keep high efficiency of exploration and achievement of hooking.