Primarily a skipping bait for dolphin and tuna, this rig makes the hook less visible and places it at the throat of the ballyhoo for increased action. The short-shank hook may also provide less leverage for fish to throw it. It’s also a good pitch-bait Leaders and
ally scaled down when rigging this way. Adding a skirt or small-
also goes a long way in enhancing the rig’s sleekness because it further hides the hook.
Leader tag passes through both jaws Break off bill and bind jaws to leader with wire Scale down leader diameter Clip leader tag when finished Wrap wire through eye socket Hook emerges near ballyhoo head Monel or copper wire