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The Chod Rig must be the rig of the century. It has accounted for countless numbers of monstrous carp including The Burghfield Common, Heather The Leather and many, many more. Anglers such as Terry Hearn, Nick Helleur and Jim Shelley never go without a chod so you know it's a winner.
Learn how to tie it now step by step....
The steps are listed out above by scrolling through the images and we have also laid them out for you below.
Step 1: Firstly, you will need the following components to tie the perfect chod rig:
- Chod Filament (20lb/9.1kg, 0.47mm, 20m). Should you need some, can buy it here: https://www.korda24.com/lines-hooklinks/107-mouth-trap.html
- Thinking Tackle Choddy - find out more about this here: http://www.korda.co.uk/fishingtackle/hooks/choddy/
- Dark Matter putty - find out more here: http://www.korda.co.uk/fishingtackle/dark-matter/dark-matter-putty
- Chod it tool - find out more here: http://www.korda.co.uk/fishingtackle/chod-kit/chod-it-tool
Right, let's make the rig!
Step 2: Start by stripping off eight inches of Mouth Trap.
Step 3: Thread a Choddy hook onto your Mouth Trap section.
Step 4: Begin to whip the knotless knot, away from the eye closure.
Step 5: Finish up the knotless knot.
Step 6: Pop a rig ring onto the tag that projects up from the knot.
Step 7: Slide a small rig ring onto the tag, then poke the tag through the eye and trim off the excess.
Step 8: Blob the tag end to secure the D rig arrangement.
Step 9: Use the tapered end of a Chod-It tool to create a teardrop-shaped D.
Step 10: Hopefully, you're chod rig is now looking like the image in the above carousel on 'Step 10'!
Step 11: Now tie a size-11 ring swivel onto the other end using a two-turn blood knot.
Step 12: Straighten the link between two Chod-It tools.
Step 13: Snip off the tag from the swivel not and blob this too.
Step 14: Mould some Dark Matter putty around the top eye of the swivel.
Step 15: Tie your chosen pop-up onto the rig ring and blob the floss tags.
Step 16: Done! That's the chod rig tied!