In Photos: Quick-Rig for Success

Sometimes speed and preparation trumps perfection when rigging during a hot bite offshore

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Taking too much time to re-rig and set lines during a hot sailfish bite can cost anglers fishDave Ferrell
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Preparation during the run to the fishing grounds is key, but a good mate should also be able to quickly rig a ballyhoo on the fly.Ben Holtzclaw
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Instead of spending money on an expensive bench tool, buy a basic model and use two crimps in a pinch.
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Being able to quickly rig a strip bait on the fly is critical when the action fires up.
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A quickly-constructed and simple hook-set is often as effective as fancy heat-shrinked cables on skirted luresDave Ferrell