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Are spring bobbers good?

Are spring bobbers good?

When fish want the bait to shake in place you’ve gotta jig and/or tightline. A spring bobber absorbs your jigging. It’s a dampening effect. But during neutral and negative bites — and when fish want a bait swimming or not moving at all — yep, nothing beats a spring bobber.

How do you use a spring bobber?

How to Install Spring Bobbers on a Fishing Pole

  1. Hold the hook on the pole’s line in one hand and the spring bobber in the other.
  2. Push the top button on the bobber to raise the spring loop.
  3. Make a single loop in the fishing line, approximately 12 inches above the hook.
  4. Grip the bobber and slide it up or down.

How do you attach the ice strong bobber?

Ways to attach your Ice Strong Titanium Spring Bobber Tie your bobber direct to your rod tip with rod building thread and a dab of glue. Use a dab of glue and shrink tubing over the rod tip. Shrink it down with a heat gun. Use LocTite Fusion/Plumbers tape, a self adhesive tape.

How far should a bobber be from the hook?

1 to 2 feet
For the bobber, a smaller one is more sensitive and offers less resistance to the fish so it can eat your bait easily. Finally, a short distance between the bobber and the hook (1 to 2 feet, normally) gets your worm in front of many fish yet keeps your hook from snagging the bottom.

What’s the best spring Bobber for ice fishing?

You put one of those coil spring bobbers that plug into the rod tip on your rod, then the line threads through the spring but every time you get the big bluegills going, you spend more time trying to suck the ice off the spring than you do fishing.

What can I use to hold spring bobber?

The shrinkwrap tubing will simply fit over the spring bobber and the rod together. You will then heat the shrinkwrap tubing to shrink it down so it securely holds the spring bobber to the rod. You can substitute shrinkwrap tubing with superglue or strong tape such as electrical tape.

Where to get the best spring bobbers in Michigan?

Teeter pigs by Gus Pietila at Maple Ridge bait shop in Bergland Mi on Lake Gogebic are hands down the best. In case you’re interested in some St. Croix spring bobbers, I’ve attached my facebook post with some rod and reel combos and just rods that have the eye and spring bobber already added.

Which is the most expensive spring bobber on Amazon?

The Frabill Titanium Spring Bobber goes for $12.61 on Amazon. This makes it the most expensive option we looked at for this article, and it only comes with one. The reason this one costs a bit more, however, as it is definitely the most structurally sound of the bunch.