WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 1

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

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 2

Pull off 16 inches of N-Trap Soft, strip back six inches and tie a hair loop in the end.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 3

Thread your pop-up hook bait onto the loop.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 4

Now thread your chosen hook on.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 5

Position it close to the bait.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 6

Now whip it in place, using the knotless knot.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 7

Note how short the flexible hair is kept.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 8

The unstripped section should start just above the eye, on the knot iself.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 9

Cut 1.75in of shrink tubing.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 10

Push it up so that it covers the knotless knot.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 11

Steam the rig and set this curve into the shrink tubing as it cools.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 12

Strip a 1cm section of coating immediately below the tubing.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 13

Pinch a split shot onto the coated section.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 14

Now mould some Dark Matter putty around the shot.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 15

Tie a Link Loop to the coated end of the link, using a five-turn grinner knot.

WITHY POOL RIG: STEP 16

That's the finished Withy Pool rig.