An excellent bluefish lure and a long time favorite at Hatteras Island. The Bait Bug is tied with 24” of 40 lb mono and a 2/0 Bucktail hook and a trailer hook. Bait with mullet strip or fresh bait.
Hatteras Bluefish Rigs
The original Hatteras Bluefish rig is made on 60 lb black nylon coated wire. It has a 2” fluorescent oval float and a 7/0 plated hook. The 1/0 black 3‑way swivel has a #14 connecting link for sinker attachment. Available with a plain or white bucktail hook. Use with natural strips or cut bait. Bulk 24 per ring or individually packaged.
Snell Bluefish Rigs
The “SBR” series is made on a standard #1040 snell hook rig with twisted wire arms. The nylon coated wire hook float leader is attached to the rig. The “SBR” series uses 1 1/2” cigar floats and 1/0 plated hooks.
The “HDSBR” series is the same as above, but made on a #1040HD heavy duty snell hook rig with 2” floats and 4/0 plated hooks. Available individually packaged.
Fireball Bluefish Rigs
Our most popular Bluefish rig. This double drop rig is tied on 40 lb mono or 60 lb nylon coated wire. The 3/4” float model has #4 plated hooks and the 1” float model has 3/0 plated hooks. Both have a #5 swivel at the top and a #5 snap for sinker attachment.
Double Drop Bluefish Rigs
Double drop Bluefish rig tied with 40 lb mono. Uses #5 swivels, #3 snaps, and a #14 connecting link for the sinker. Uses one fluorescent red and one fluorescent yellow, 3/4” tear drop shape, foam float.
Snapper Popper Bluefish Rigs
A popular North East rig for small bluefish. Has a weighted popping float with #6 hook dressed with natural color tubing.
Deluxe Finger Mullet Rigs
The split, 2/0, two‑hook treble can be removed allowing you to properly rig the finger mullet. An excellent lure for Bluefish and Drum. Rig has a black 1/0 3‑way swivel and a large Duolock snap for simple attachment. The 80 lb monofilament, #15 wire, and 1 1/4”, pear float complete the rig. Bait with finger mullet.