Category: Rig Room

Short Hooklengths Made Easy

My latest video highlights some tricks for tying the strongest and most reliable loops, including single, double and treble figure of eight knots PLUS how to tie ultra-short hooklengths with a clever little gadget!...

Shotting Helper

I get asked so often about pole floats and their shotting, so I’ve just put together a couple of charts. The first is a Shot Conversion Chart, with equivalent shot, styls and grams all...

More Vids!

After the surprising success of my quirky video all about ice breakers (of all things!), I’ve shot another one that’s a bit more applicable to everyone. It continues my Tackle Talk series as I...

Everything You Need To Know About Slik

I get asked all the time about Slik elastic, so hopefully this article answers a few questions. I’ve also put a couple of charts together at the end of the article, that should hopefully...

Get River Riggy With It!

The latest addition to my Fishing Tackle Talk YouTube playlist is an in-depth look at pole rigs for fishing on rivers. I explain my current choices for various baits, species and conditions, plus some...

Rigging Up With Malman Floats

White Acres is fast approaching, so time for the obligatory ‘look at my lovingly tied pole rigs’ album! Other than a few shallow specials, 90% of my rigs now sport handmade Malman Floats designs....