This is the most popular and practical terminal rig for fishing large baits for cod, especially over rough or mixed ground. It is also the choice of many anglers fishing at long range on clean ground.
How do you catch cod from a boat?
How do you make a rig for cod fishing?
Super basic rough ground cod rig
Components: 1 three way swivel, a hook, a 20lb hook length and 10lb weak link. Tie your mainline (30lb+) to the top of the swivel, your hook length and hook to the middle and your weak link to the bottom. That’s it.
What size hooks are best for cod fishing?
– Size 1/0, 2/0 and 3/0: The choice for larger species like cod, bass, pollack, rays and smoothhounds. – Size 4/0, 5/0, 6/0: Essential for the biggest species, such as conger eels, big cod or bass and for use with very large baits like whole squid and mackerel.