How do you fish the IQ D rig?

What is a IQ D rig?

The IQ D-rig is a fabulous rig to use for wary carp, thanks to its inherent stiffness and the superb anti-eject properties that the swivel sliding on the large D arrangement gives.

How do you put bait on a D rig?

To bait up all you need to do is push the spike into your chosen boilie and you are finished. If the boilie is quite hard it is worth noting that you will need to put something hard behind the loop of the spike to help you push it in as else if you do not the loop can start to be quite painful against your thumb.

What hooks for D rig?

Take a size 5 Covert Dark Chod hook, Nige’s favourite hook pattern when using the D-Rig.

What is a blowback rig?

Blow back rigs essentially utilise a hair that’s held loosely in position with a shank mounted rig ring. Obviously, this arrangement has been used extremely successfully for many years now.

How effective is the D rig?

D rigs are most effective fished over hard clear spots

It can be fished quite happily on either a lead clip or helicopter setup, though the latter might be the best choice on lakebeds where detritus could cause the hooklink to sit unnaturally when exiting from a clip.

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How do you rig a pop up boilie?

The pop up boilie was attached by drilling the bait and threading a bait band through the hole and securing with a bait stop. This type of set up allows you to change the bait very quickly between casts. The closeness of the boilie to the hook helps it to hide most of the hook from any carp passing above the bait.

What is the best bottom bait rig?

A fluorocarbon D rig – sometimes associated with a type of Korda hooklink material and known as the ‘IQ’ D rig – is a really versatile offering that provides tangle-free stiffness and great hooking mechanics. The fluorocarbon hooklink is well concealed underwater and will push away from the lead every time.

What is the best carp rig?

Top 5 Carp Rigs

  • 1 – Solid PVA Rigs. Solid PVA bag rigs are my ‘go-to’ rigs and presentation when I just want to catch a carp. …
  • 2 – ‘The Ronnie Rig’ (or as its also known the 360 or spinner rig) …
  • 3 – ‘The Chod Rig’ …
  • 4 – ‘The Snowman Rig’ …
  • 5 – ‘The Zig Rig’


Can you put boilies on a hook?

Attaching a boilie on a hair enables the hook to get attached into the carp mouth. Also, hooks may damage a boilie and make it fall apart. Even if you are able to put it on a hook, when it gets into the water and soaks, it may fall off. The best way to attach a boilie is on a hair.

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