Bass tournament angler Pete Gluszek feels like the Carolina rig gets a bad rap. He's here to convert the haters, and get everyone fishing this monster fish-catching rig.
After briefly explaining this soft plastic rigging technique, for those who aren't already familiar, Pete talks about some of the advantages of fishing the Carolina rig, particularly what elements of power fishing it possesses, as well as it's finesse attributes. For a lot of folks, Pete included, finesse fishing with ultra-light line results in losing fish. The Carolina rig is great because you can present your bait in a finesse fashion, but you can fish with heavier tackle and not worry as much about losing fish.
Pete Gluszek discusses the best times to fish a Carolina rig. For each season, Pete suggest some areas to fish for bass with this technique. Pete also shares information about the season when current is most prevalent.
Pete Gluszek discusses locations to fish this rig, including some cover that he throws it into. For anglers who have a tendency to get hung up when launching this heavy weight around brush and other cover, Pete offers some tips for not getting hung up and losing loads of weights/sinkers. This bass fishing video also contains tips for identifying the target depth zone, detecting bites, how to trigger strikes and working the bait. Lastly on fishing the rig, Gluszek shares tips for fishing this rig in grass.
Pete shares several tips for fishing this rig to it's maximum potential: