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Slip bobber fishing I guess the best way to start is to assume this is new to you but you know a little about fishing. There are three main parts to a slip bobber rig. The first part being the bobber stop. There are a few types the most popular are a sliding bead, a sliding knot or some use rubber bands knotted to the line. They all do the same thing, which is to stop the line from sliding through the bobber at the depth you set them. They must also be of a size that will easily pass through the eyes on your pole. (Some ultra lights use such small eyes the bobber stop canít pass through and canít be used for slip bobber fishing.) The bobber stop is placed on the line first. The second part is the slip bobber. It is called a slip bobber because it is made to slip up and down the line and makes fishing any depth of water possible with a bobber. The last part of the set up is your choice of bait rigs. I will use jig heads as an example in this article but most any bait can be used with this method of fishing. So in summary the rig is made up of a bobber stop, a bobber and a jig head. The bobber is free to slide between the bobber stop and the jig head. By sliding the bobber stop up and down the line you control how deep the jig head is fished. It is important that your set up is in balance and size is critical. You want to be able to see your bobber easily, I recommend your bobber float half way submerged . This minimizes bobber drag on the fish and still gives you a good view of the bobber. For this example we are setting up to fish walleye and want our jigs six inches off the bottom and our system to be balanced. I place a bell sinker or some type of weight on my jig head and send it to the bottom. Then I adjust my bobber stop so my bobber is six inches under water. I then real up my jig remove the weigh place a leach on the jig head and toss it out. If the system is working correctly the line will slip through the bobber till it reaches the bobber stop and the jig head should be about six inches off the bottom. I would normally use two poles and would set the second line one foot from the bottom and use a crawler on the jig head. You are now slip bobber fishing. Another thing I do when slip bobber fishing is pumping the jig. I cast the bobber as far as I can, once the bobber stop is on the bobber I wait for a while. If no action I lower the rod tip and point it at the bobber, take up any slack in the line and lift the rod tip quickly, crank in about three or four turns on the reel. The resulting action binges the jig head from six inches off the bottom to about four feet off the bottom. The jig will again sink to the six-inch depth and be a little closer to the boat. Continue this method till the bobber is just over the boats edge. I like to pump the jig head up and down by the boat a few times before a recast and do not reel any line at this point. This method seems to increase my strikes and keeps me alert to bobber location and allows me to fish a range of depths. Donít forget your other bobber and check it each time between pumps.





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FLOAT STOP KNOT .





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THANKS FOR THE INFO I'LL HAVE TO TRY IT
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Small rubber bands make great bobber stoppers. Place the line across the rubber band. Pull the band though itself. Tighten. Snip off the large loop of the band leaving 2 "ears" of the band sticking out past the line. Its' also adjustable



small tubing ( ( medical I.V. tubing , or gas line for a model plane ) placed inside the slip bobber will let your line pass thru a lot smoother .





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Cool Hey there Lonehunter,\

You have quite a bank of knowledge. Keep up the good work. Looks like you can compete well with TubeDude on those marathon posts. heee hee. I use slip bobbers myself. I kinda developed a preference for those one that have the tubing inside and you jus twist it and it self clamps on to your line.


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COMPETE WITH THE MASTER ? I DON'T THINK SO .

I CAN'T HOLD A CANDLE TO THE WISSARD OF WISDOM , THE GURU OF GOT THE INFO , THE KING OF KNOWLEDGE . THE



THATS ALL FIVE BUCKS WILL GET OF BRAGING TUBEDUDE , SEND ANOTHER TWENTY AND I'LL CONTINUE ON Tongue .

TEE HEE HEE .





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Cool That makes me fortunate to have TubeDude for my TubeDad. He brought us up well. You can just imagine, every fishing trip was also a valuable lesson.Wink


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i bet it was and still is !

but how about a little "dirt " . we see all thoes niftey inventions he has profected , does he have a pile of , shall we say , lost cause progects too ? ie, roll bar , electric wench , signal flare launcher , all terain half tracks mounted to some outriggers for going from lake to lake , you know , some wild ideas ? lol !

my dad is the same way !





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TongueTongue I am not at liberty to discuss those with you as the patents are still pending.SlySlySly He does have some cool stuff though. I have become quite the inventor myself,. I guess I got it from you know who. haaa haa


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your gonna like this , when my kid was a little tike , i told her i invented color , i had several black and white pictures and movies to prove that color wasen't around before .

it was pretty funny for a time , but the day she came home from school crying after arguing with her teacher about daddy's tall tale . well it sure broke her heart .

my niece used to belive there were marshmellow farms , hay is sometimes rolled instead of baled , then it's wrapped in a white plastic cover , looks like a giant marshmellow .

kids are so gullible sometimes , thats why i kinda curbed the tall tales i tell them , broken hearts take a whole lotta time to recoupe.





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Ok let me get this straight, There are no Marshmellow farms?

Now I am really confused!Wink
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yep , no marshmellow farms , but they still think the tooth fairy knows where we live because there grandpa used to date her . lol !

it runs in the family !





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Cool I hope that tooth fairy comes back soon. I have a stack of teeth to cash in with the lil hussie. What's the going rate for shark teeth???Laugh


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AS WITH AGE EVERYTHING DEPRECIATES , 7 AND UNDER GETS A BUCK A TOOTH , 6 AND UP GETS FIFTEY CENTS , ONCE YOU HIT FOURTY , THE DENTISTS WIFE BECOMES THE TOOTH FAIRY AND YOU GOTTA PAY HER , SHE HAS EXPENCIVE TASTES . LOL !!!





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PiratePiratePiratePirate You hit the nail on the head with that one.


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when my kid was young i had her convinced chocolate milk came from brown cows

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CHRIS Everyone is intitled to my opinion
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What's all this gotta do with slip bobber set-ups?

You've got me confuzzled. Tongue
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i'm a blonde , you know how scattered the thought process can be . sometimes the thoughts are going in so many directions i get car sick . it hurts too and theres no cure ! i tried asprins but every time i open a bottle of them it's full of cotton ! Crazy

i'll just have to suffer i guess !





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LOL, no wonder you're a "lone" hunter. I'd hate to be anywhere near you if yer that dizzy whilst hunting.
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WELL YOU THINK I DIZZY , LOOK AT THOES TREESTAND MFG.rs. I PUT TREESTANDS UP ALL OVER THE WOODS FOR DEER HUNTING AND I HAVENT COUGHT A DEER UP IN ONE OF THEM YET ! , I DON'T THINK THEY WORK WELL AT ALL !Mad





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