A chod rig is a kind of helicopter rig. The lead is positioned at the end of the line with the hook mounted up the line on a anti tangle system which is often on a leadcore leader.
The benefits of this rig is that if the lake bed is made up of soft silt or good old mud then often is the case that the lead weight will berry in to the silt taking the hook length and your bait with it ! This causes obvious problems as the carp will never find your biolie.
So the chod rig is idea for these situations and can give you that extra advantage when fishing over silt. Or if the carp are lead shy then the Chod Rig will keep your hook rig well away from the lead.It also can confuse the carp when it pics up the bait.
Components to make a Chod Rig - Size 6 hook | 2mm Teflon rig | 25lb Rigidity Line | Swivel size 11 | 2 x Flexi Beads | 0.75 Silicone tubing | 45lb Leadercore | Kwik Change Sleeve.
You can buy these in the tackle shops but why not have a go at making up your chod rig yourself as its part of the fun of fishing.