These are some of the most popular ways of rigging soft plastic lures with hooks for predator fishing.
Hook numbers given in the photos refer to the MYSTIC® PREDATOR range of hooks, manufactured by VMC®.
SPINSHOT® DROP-SHOT RIG
VMC® Spinshot® Hooks feature an award-winning built-in swivel system eliminating line twist. Attach to the line using two simple knots to provide a natural drop-shot presentation. This rig is perfect for Mystic® Predator hooks : 7320 SH - 7342SH and the original VMC® Spinshot® Hook 7119SH
WIDE GAP TEXAS RIG
We reccomend this simple rig for all VMC® wide-gap models, including the following Mystic® Predator hooks : 7320WG - 7320SJ - 7340RJ - 7342WG - 7348WG
TEXAS WORM RIG
VMC® worm hooks are perfect for carolina rigs, or texas rigs as in the photo below. Two models exist in the Mystic® Predator range : 7343WM & 7347WM
VMC® Swimbait hooks feature a tapered locking spring to hold the bait firmly in place after cast. Weighted and unweighted models exist in the VMC® Mystic® Predator range : 7322DD - 7346FB - 7346SB - 7346WT
FLIPPIN' HOOK RIG
A double-spiked baitholder holds bait firmly in place. VMC® offers two models for flippin' rigs : 7341FL & 7345FL
WACKY WORM RIG
VMC® wacky hooks have a special shape with a wider bite area for easy wacky worm rigging : 7344WK & 7344WW (with weed guard)
SPINNERBAIT TRAILER RIG
Pre-assembled surgical tubing helps hold the VMC® trailer hook in place (Mystic® Predator 7258TL)