How to Fish a Carolina Rig - Peter T

How to Fish a Carolina Rig - Peter T


Peter Thliveros is a bass fishing legend. With 13 Bassmaster Classic appearances, 7 BASS tournament wins (including 2 Majors) and an FLW angler of the year title, his bass fishing credentials speak for themselves. Peter T., as he is most often referred, is also a Florida native, and, back in the 70's you did 2 things fishing in Florida. "You did 2 things, you threw a plastic worm, and you threw a topwater bait". In this seminar, Peter T is focusing on throwing a plastic worm. He started with throwing weightless Texas rigs, but in this fishing instructional seminar he wants to share the tips and tactics for how to fish a Carolina rig. 

After introducing you to the basic setup of the Carolina rig, Peter talks about the mechanics of the rig, for instance, your bait isn't floating unless you have a life jacket on your worm. So Peter, isn't setting his leader length based on how far bass are suspended off the bottom. In this 42-minute Carolina rig bass fishing instructional seminar, Peter T also discusses:

  • The importance of selecting the right weight, how it impacts casting, not spooking fish, feeling the bottom composition/structure and setting the hook.
  • Peter T throws 1 type of worm on a Carolina rig 90% of the time, find out what it is.
  • What's the importance of the swivel on a Carolina rig?
  • What type of line is best for fishing this rig?
  • Why is rog length important, and what length is best for fishing a Carolina rig?
  • Knots for tying the leader, swivel, main line, and hook.
  • Tips and secrets for increasing your hookup percentage.
  • and more!

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