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Pendulum rig (Furiko rig) is a simple rig for move soft plastic bait in very naturall way.
It can imitate authentic move of struggle bait fish.
How make it?
Just you need a jig head for wacky rig like INCH WACKY i GUARD of ZAPPU or WACKY-JIG HEAD of JACKALL.
Also you can make this jig head using split sinker.
Depend on the depth and weight of trailer but normally the ideal weight of sinker will be 1g ~ 2g.
Before set the soft bait, better open the gap of the hook little bit wider for make the trailer can move freely.
And just set on the head of the soft bait as drop shot rig.
How use it?
Use it on just under the surface or medium range , retrieving it slowly shaking it.
It shows rolling movement by shaking it, and produce natural flashing.
It moves like a real bait fish.
Recommended soft plastic baits for Pendulum rig.
You can set any kind of pintail or shad tail small size soft plastic baits. But here let`s see some models…
IMAKATSU NEEDLE SHAD and FLASH NEEDLE SHAD will be good trailer for Pendulum rig..
For serach fish in open area, use the jig head heavier than 1.8 g and trailer of 3.5 inch.
For pin point,weight 0.9 g ~1.3g with 2.5 inch trailer.
Also Flash J , Flash J SHAD , Flash J HUddle, Flash J Split , Flash J Spine can be ideal trailer for Pendulum rig.