The zig rig is a method for fishing the surface (or top section) of a lake using a legering set up. It is commonly used for carp fishing in the summer months. It is effectively a leger rig with a very long hooklink, using a floating bait.
Here are some links to useful articles about zig rigs on external webpages:
Watch videos about zig rigs-
Learn how to catch carp on the zig rig.