Ned Rig Tips

How to Fish the Ned Rig for Bass

Managing Editor Walker Smith wasn’t a big fan of light-line bass fishing before this day, but desperate experimentation with the Ned Rig proved to be one of the more eye-opening experiences of his career. The Ned Rig consists of a simple mushroom head jig with a small stick bait attached. The downsized profile and subtle action have proven to coax bites from tentative bass when just about everything else fails. Check out Walker’s in-depth opinion article on this deadly system: Why I’m Now a Ned Rig Believer.