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Hello,

Struggling with the Rays this year, havent had one! Obviously there a flat bottom feeding fish, so I guess that its best to try and Keep your bait anchored on the ground? What rig would you recommend for this type of feeding pattern?

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Ben
 

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try an up and over rig - with about a 4ft snood.
or a 2/0 pulley pennel with a 30" snood.
both should see ur bait on the bottom, best of luck!
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fishing for thornies on the west coast of scotland , i prefer to use a pulley pennel rig or a running ledger ,iv had rays on paternoster rigs too, no need to anchor the bait to the bottom either.

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where are u fishing? if fishing clean ground use 2 or 3 hook clipped rig(loop rig). if fishin over rough stuff an up and over or pulley will work. up and over and pulleys lend themselves nicely to casting 1 large bait when using a pennell. a slack line to your lead will sea baits on bottom. if there is a strong tide the baits will be pinned down anyway, once your lead is holding.
 
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