Fishing with bait
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Strayline rigs The basic rig has a short trace with the sinker hard against the hook. It is used mainly for casting baits (sometimes with no sinker) into a berley trail on a reef. It can also be used in deeper water.
thread trace through hook and make a loop
make 5 or 6 turns around both strands
start to tighten