MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 1

These are the components that you need to tie the rig.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 2

Grab some N-Trap Soft - use the version that best suits the colour of lake bed that you're fishing over.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 3

Strip two inches of coating and tie a hair loop using an overhand knot.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 4

Slide on your pop-up and bottom bait and secure with a hair stop.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 5

You should be left with just enough stripped braid to form a supple hair.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 6

Slide on your hook and pull the link through the eye until the coated section sits against the shank.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 7

Now make eight whips up the shank, knotless knot style.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 8

Pull the hair away from the shank and continue to whip.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 9

Make two whips above the point that the hair exits the shank.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 10

Tease the barrel of the knot down.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 11

Now slide on a 1cm section of 0.75mm silicone tubing.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 12

Push it over the hook eye.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 13

Now make an overhand loop in the other end of the link.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 14

Moisten and tighten it down.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 15

Loop-to-loop a ring swivel onto the link.

MIXA SNOWMAN RIG: STEP 16

That's it, the rig is complete.