The Medusa rig gets its name because it looks similar to the character in Greek mythology who had snakes protruding from her head. It’s a great rig for carp fishing.
To make a Medusa rig, start with 8-9 inches of soft-coated braid. Next, take a small rig ring and tie an overhand loop knot. Grab a hook and tie a second overhand loop knot, then attach it to the hook and tighten it. Wrap some line around the shank of the hook and form a knotless knot. Take a rotator sleeve and slide it over the eye of the hook. Then, grab a pop-up and slide it over the hair and onto the rig ring. Next, add an anti-tangle sleeve by sliding it over the knot.
To finish the rig, thread a piece of floss through a sewing needle, then thread approximately 10 maggots onto the floss. To keep the maggots from sliding, tie several granny knots, then tie two more granny knots to attach the maggots to the rig ring. The final effect should look like a Medusa head.