Stiff Rigged Hooksets
Why You Need to Use Them!
Anglers often spend countless hours and dollars perfecting their bait selection, presentation, and underwater knowledge to maximize their chances of landing the big one. However, one crucial element that can significantly impact your success is often overlooked: the hookset. The hookset is a critical component to your big game fishing lure. It has been proven by some of the biggest names in Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi-Mahi fishing that stiff rig hooksets increase hook up ratios and keeping the fish on the hook during the fight! In this blog post, we'll delve into the advantages of using a stiff rig hookset and how it can increase your chances of hooking more fish, filling your cooler with bigger catches and winning more money!
Understanding the Stiff Rig Hookset
A stiff rig hookset is a device made typically using stainless steel cable, hooks, crimps and heat shrink tubing. These hooksets are used when rigging big game plugs and lures for offshore trolling of Marlin, Mahi-Mahi (Dorado), Tuna and Wahoo. Stiff rig hooksets help by eliminating break off due to chaffing of mono from the fishes bill or teeth to increase your chance of getting the fish boat side.
Here are several reasons why using a stiff rig hookset can improve your hookup rate:
Instant Hook Penetration: When a fish bites or strikes the bait, it often takes just a fraction of a second for it to realize something is amiss. A swift and forceful hookset with a stiff rig ensures the hook penetrates the fish's mouth before it can expel the bait. This instant hook penetration is critical for a successful hookup.
Better Control: A stiff rig hookset gives you better control over the hook's trajectory, ensuring the fish goes where you intend. This is particularly important when you have a large fish on the hook or in situations where a precise hookset is essential.
If you're in the market for high quality Hooksets, look no further than Paradise Tackle Co Stiff Rig Hooksets! Paradise Tackle Co manufactures the finest quality hooksets on the market!
When buying or making hooksets, look at the components and products used to make them. Many companies sacrifice quality for profit margins. One of the largest issues we see when looking at premade hooksets on the market is the use of Aluminum crimps with Stainless Steel cable. This is a HUGE no-no! Aluminum and Steel are used together the electrons from the aluminum will transfer to the steel, thus weakening the aluminum causing premature failure and faster than usual corrosion in the saltwater environment. Black tubing is also commonly used, because it is cheaper, which this doesn't allow anglers to inspect the quality of the crimps before fishing for the day. On our 8/0 to 12/0 hooksets we use clear tubing so anglers can check the quality of their connection! Clear tubing is more expensive, however it is vital for big game fisherman to ensure their connections are perfect.
Our hooksets consist of high quality components! Save time and money by using our quality hooksets!
In the world of fishing, the hookset is a critical component that can determine your success on the water. Using a stiff rig hookset can significantly increase your hookup rate by providing faster hook penetration and better control of the fish. Happy fishing!