What is “Be Free Texas-rig”?
In Japan Blackbass anglers start using this Rig from fall of 2014.
Since last year “Be Free Texas-rig”becomming more popular .
This the rig which using special BEANS SINKER made by fishing company Junglegym.
Above picture is “Be Free Texas-rig”
The fishing line pass through upper part of beans sinker. Sinker is not fixed, so able to move freely on the line as Texas-rig.
This “Be Free Texas-rig” has origin in saltwater fishing, rockfish in the area of rock.seewall, between tetrapod.
Actually black bass anglers also start using this efficient rig in covered area
Characteristic of “Be Free Texas-rig”
Merit of Jika-rig(punch rig) + Merit of Texas-rig = “Be Free Texas-rig”
This picture is Juka-rig.Thesinker and hook is connected directly.
Jika-rig is easy to go-through heavy cover and sink to bottom rapid.
But the problem of Jika-rig is fixed sinker and hook, so for Blackbass it`s difficult to swallow it, cause have to swallow hook and sinker at the same time, so they feel discomfort and biting duration will be short.
The other hand, Texas-rig makes it easy swallow, cause sinker is free on line.But difficult to go through heavy cover.
“Be Free Texas-rig” has both rig`s good points.