Fishing Tips

How to Rig Umbrella Rigs in Restricted States

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The umbrella, or Alabama Rig as it’s also known, is controversial to be sure. It’s fish triggering ability however is tough to argue, even in states that only allow the use of a single hook. Non-hook lures still serve a major attraction function in bringing bass to the rig. Now that they’re in for the kill, you need a bite on the single lure with a hook. Mark Zona achieves this by running the active lure on the longer arm, and modifying it in a way that makes it standout. This can be done through the use of color or a different size or lure profile altogether. Tackle used in video: Strike King Tour Grade Titanium Umbrella Rig (http://goo.gl/zKLeiR) rigged with Squadron Swimbait Heads (http://goo.gl/7ytRuZ) and KVD Swim N Shiner swimbaits (http://goo.gl/0R835i).