How to Tie a Shiner Rig

 Shinner escaped this close call, but the bass didn't! 

Shinner escaped this close call, but the bass didn't! 

Shinner fishing is very simple and extremely effective. It's a superb live bait option that's sure to produce a lot of bites. Here's the rig we like to use for shinners. 

Rig:

  • 14 lb test fluorocarbon
  • 2 small split shots
  • 2/O shinner hook

 

 Joey rigging up a shiner

Joey rigging up a shiner

Watch Sonar talk more about this rig in the video below. 

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Try out this simple shinner rig and let us know if it works for you. Good luck!