BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 1

To tie this simple rig you'll need these components.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 2

Pull off 12 inches of Supernatural braid.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 3

Tie a hair loop using an overhand knot.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 4

Slide on your chosen hook bait to accurately set the hair length.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 5

Secure the bait in place using a hair stop.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 6

Slide on your chosen hook and set the hair length like this.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 7

Now whip the hook in place using a knotless knot.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 8

After six turns, pull the hair away from the shank and continue whipping above it for two turns.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 9

That's how the hair arrangement should look.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 10

Side on a Sinker.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 11

Push it into the middle of the link to help pin it down.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 12

Start to tie the rig to a ring swivel using a five-turn grinner knot.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 13

Moisten and tease the knot down carefully.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 14

Trim the tag off leaving 5mm projecting above the knot.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 15

Look at the way that the hair arrangement allows the point of the hook to drop into place perfectly for hooking.

BRAIDED BOTTOM BAIT RIG: STEP 16

The finished braided rig.