Good jig hooks Terminal components (split rings, solid rings, grommets) High quality leader High quality braid suited to the area being jigged PR bobbin Quality jigging gloves Gimbal belts Jigging setup (reel & rod) Split ring pliers (wide opening pliers) Jigs (different colours, styles and sizes is key) Learning how to tie the braid to the leader by PR or FG knot is critical. If you can master these two, you will have no issue if you ever lose your bobbin. Next step is mastering how to jig and also adding various methods of jigging to your arsenal will increase your chances of landing that all time king.
Treble hooks and inline single hooks (crushed barbs are a must on both) Quality stickbaits in various colours, sizes and styles Split rings Swivels (at least 150lb) Casting leader Casting braid Gloves Gimbal belt Split ring pliers Spinning reel and rod Lip gaff to stop king thrashing around by boat Learning to tie mainline to the leader is critical so practice tying the FG knot or a shortened PR knot. Uni knot to attach a leader to a lure is the next knot to perfect. Learning how to work and cast a stickbait to its best is a must. There is no use turning up to a hot spot and finding you cannot cast far enough to get the lure into the strike zone. Also, a lure that spends more time out of the water reduces the time kings can strike it. Get used to how each lure works and pay attention to every sweep ensuring you do your best to keep the lure in the water and not out of it.
9/0 minimum circle hooks Supple trace Swivel to attach trace to leader 8oz ball or egg sinkers Gimbal belt Once again joining the leader to the mainline is crucial so learning the PR or FG knot will be a life-saver. Why not learn both? They are similar. There are many variations on how to complete these knots so make it your own and master it!