Rig right to get tight in offshore fishing, as subpar rigs can fail at critical moments. South Florida fishing legend RJ Boyle discusses crimps, crimping tools, and techniques, focusing on proper rigging and monofilament placement. He dissects variables and analyzes crimping tools, ensuring a sound fishing program.
Big Game Fishing Crimps Crimpers and Crimping Techniques(00:58:53)
The In The Spread Crimps, Crimpers and Crimping Techniques video teaches you everything about ensuring your crimps or sleeves never fail. If done correctly, your line will fail before the crimp every single time. Dive deep into the world of crimping with RJ Boyle. He's an expert who tests the limits of terminal tackle while chasing big game like giant bluefin, grander marlin, and swordfish. Not only that, but he also does extensive rigging for sailfish, wahoo, and other tournament fishermen. RJ's knowledge is vast, and his rigs are top-notch, thanks to his meticulous nature when it comes to tackle.
In this instructional fishing video, you'll discover:
- Various crimping tools and their differences.
- The right crimping technique to guarantee success.
The Crimping Dilemma
The problem with crimp tools and crimping is the uncertainty. With so many sizes of monofilament and multiple holes on a crimper, how can you be sure you're crimping correctly? Unless you have a line breaking machine, you'll never truly know the breaking strength of your rigs.
- Different crimpers, crimps, wall sizes, and materials.
- How to choose the right crimps and the correct crimping tool.
Crimpers come in various sizes:
- Big game variety: For lines 300 lb and up.
- Smaller hand-sized: For lines 300 lbs and below.
Discover how to:
- Select the right tool.
- Master crimping techniques.
- Adjust and maintain your tools.
Crimps: Types and Quality
RJ will delve into:
- Different crimp types and shapes.
- Which crimps to use for mono and which for cable or wire.
- Sleeve length, wall thickness, and material choices for mono or wire.
With numerous manufacturers, how can you identify the best quality crimps? We'll guide you through some of the top manufacturers.
Avoid critical failures when you're hooked to a big catch. Learn:
- How to position the sleeve in the tool.
- The right compression technique for crimping.
With our close-up shots, witness the difference between the right and wrong methods. Your rigs should always be crimped to win.
Our demonstrations and explanations aim to give you confidence in rigging your tackle. At In The Spread, our goal is to help you achieve your fishing dreams. Equip yourself with knowledge and never stop learning.