Home › Pre Made Rigs. ... Neptune Tackle Snapper Rig Circle Hook - Size 3/0 CHSNRR ... SAFTA Bream/Flathead Fishing Rig Regular price $4.95 Sale price $3.95 Mar 31, 2011 · As mentioned earlier, the knocker rig kept us into the yellowtail snapper action when the predator fish drove them down. Even when the 'tails are up and close to the boat, we often pitch a knocker rig well back into the slick, where it falls to the bottom behind most of the activity. And quite often, we pick off our largest 'tails that way. May 30, 2014 · In this set-up, he prefers the ‘knocker rig.’ A knocker rig is where the weight slides all the way down to the hook as opposed to being tied on the main line above the swivel. Price also likes to use a no weight rig to create a drift line behind the boat for big snapper. One of the all-time favorites snapper baits is a ballyhoo plug, one cut so it brings out the flavor of the bait while thwarting the little guys. These rigs are fished on the drift, preferably over sandy patches that run between reefs. Any good knot will do. Pink snapper form spawning ‘aggregations’ (groups) of thousands, which are often found in the same few locations each year. During spawning eggs and sperm are released into the water and fertilisation takes place externally. Distribution and habitat. Pink snapper are found in coastal waters off New Zealand and Australia.