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Rees Guide
03-29-2015, 09:08 PM
Have been fishing the new Arkie spider rigging gear for a little while now and after this last week felt it was time to do a little review.
The new spider rig set up is awesome, fish it side by side with hand tied Capps and Coleman rigs and there was absolutely no down side to them, the weight being free to slide seems to help as well.
I also used the new Minner Teasers they now offer and they did great as well, some times a little color is the ticket, they offer 26 different color combos with a 1/0 sickle hook.
Both products are top notch and definetely worth taking a look at.
Here's a couple of 3 pounders caught this past week on the new gear.http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag44/Rees-Guide/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-03/20150326_140016_zps29bfvqoo.jpg (http://s1298.photobucket.com/user/Rees-Guide/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-03/20150326_140016_zps29bfvqoo.jpg.html)http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag44/Rees-Guide/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-03/IMG_0883_zps8btt6daj.jpg (http://s1298.photobucket.com/user/Rees-Guide/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-03/IMG_0883_zps8btt6daj.jpg.html)

DockShootinJack
03-29-2015, 09:11 PM
Its good to know folks are still making quality fishing tackle.

Tn Johnboy
04-02-2015, 04:55 AM
Great products at great prices .... I got mine !

"G"
04-02-2015, 05:49 AM
Good report John

bowhunter63
04-02-2015, 12:36 PM
Nice fish

ArkieJigs
04-06-2015, 02:15 PM
Thanks for the review, John! Got you some nice fatties!

Mike1234
04-06-2015, 09:07 PM
I was reading here while back they Where coming out with a bigger crank bait for crappie are they out yet. Thanks

Gobob
04-06-2015, 09:22 PM
Good job Rees I have 4 big zero's last 4 trips

Rees Guide
04-06-2015, 10:01 PM
I was reading here while back they Where coming out with a bigger crank bait for crappie are they out yet. Thanks
Looking like the end of April on the new cranks, cant wait to get my hands on them and will be posting some pics as soon as I can get them.

blueball
04-06-2015, 10:06 PM
the minnow riggs do u have to add ur own hook and are they made out of wire,if its wire how do u store ur poles with the rigs attached,thanks

crappies nightmare
04-07-2015, 07:17 AM
I will have to check out the rigs.

skeetbum
04-07-2015, 07:22 AM
Good fish John. Thanks for the update on their new stuff. I saw some of it at my local wally store, way better than others are offering.

lowe175
04-07-2015, 08:20 AM
Nice fish. And good review. I've always had good luck with arke

ArkieJigs
04-08-2015, 03:28 PM
I was reading here while back they Where coming out with a bigger crank bait for crappie are they out yet. Thanks

Just got the 350 Series Crankbaits live on the website, find them here: Arkie 350 Series Crankbait (http://www.arkiejigs.com/product-p/cd3.htm)

Tracker123
04-09-2015, 06:35 AM
Nice report John. What do these rigs look like?

Pico
04-09-2015, 06:58 AM
Tracker : here is a pic of them. Not fancy to look at, I'll admit. But they will save you some terminal tackle.
Blueball: They are made with a light enough wire that it is no problem to store them. I put my lower hook in the hook eye above the reel,
then wrap the line a few times around the rod, then take the top hook and leader and wrap that around the rod a few times and go to another line guide up the rod. Hope that makes sense?

Another question that's been asked is about the light wire. It is torsion straightened, stainless wire. It will have a slight bow in in when hanging straight down. I worked pretty hard to eliminate that, but come to find out, it actually helps the rig. its alive in the water. If your using minnows, they always have something making them move. on artificial s, it adds action to them when you are moving. Matter of fact, the more beat up and crooked some of these things get from use, the better they seem to work!

Thanks guys!

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Pico
04-09-2015, 07:00 AM
Maybe this is a better pic?
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Rees Guide
04-09-2015, 07:13 AM
I been using quick snaps on the ends of my leaders too, makes changing colors easy peasy. Store them on a big noodle,got a noodle for each weight size, .5,.75 and 1 oz. Each noodle has about a dozen rigs on it so I have enuff of each weight size to set up all the poles with a few extra in case of a break off. Have not lost the terminal tackle at all, will loose the hook sometimes but everything else is there. The quick snap helps with hang ups as well, if its hung bad the snap will straighten out and turn the hook loose. Ran them with a road runner on the bottom some too but faster speed hasnt been the ticket yet but it will be soon and this combo will be productive I do believe.

Tn Johnboy
04-09-2015, 07:49 AM
I got mine. Well thought out quality product. Thanks Arkie for working with fisherman and producing quality products.

blueball
04-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Tracker : here is a pic of them. Not fancy to look at, I'll admit. But they will save you some terminal tackle.
Blueball: They are made with a light enough wire that it is no problem to store them. I put my lower hook in the hook eye above the reel,
then wrap the line a few times around the rod, then take the top hook and leader and wrap that around the rod a few times and go to another line guide up the rod. Hope that makes sense?

Another question that's been asked is about the light wire. It is torsion straightened, stainless wire. It will have a slight bow in in when hanging straight down. I worked pretty hard to eliminate that, but come to find out, it actually helps the rig. its alive in the water. If your using minnows, they always have something making them move. on artificial s, it adds action to them when you are moving. Matter of fact, the more beat up and crooked some of these things get from use, the better they seem to work!

Thanks guys!

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thanks for answering my question,:welcome