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#11016734 - 08/03/15 10:59 AM Jug Lines?
Cole Miller Offline
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Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 57
Loc: Lawton, OK
I have a few made up out of pool noodles already but yesterday me and my cousin emptied some 2 liters for some jugs and now we're stuck on the question: How do you make jug lines out of them? What material do I fill them will to keep them buoyant?
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#11017183 - 08/03/15 02:23 PM Re: Jug Lines? [Re: Cole Miller]
Cstorm_19 Offline
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Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 58
Loc: kingwood texas
I don't jug fish often, but I'm pretty sure that you just put the lid on and tie your line around the neck of the bottle, that's usually what works best for me.

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#11017203 - 08/03/15 02:33 PM Re: Jug Lines? [Re: Cole Miller]
SoonerDG Offline
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Registered: 02/15/02
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Loc: Joshua, TX
no need to fill them. Just put the lid on good and tight.
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#11017207 - 08/03/15 02:35 PM Re: Jug Lines? [Re: Cole Miller]
flyingmonkey70 Offline
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Registered: 08/20/14
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Loc: Coppell/Cedar Creek Lake
The jug being airtight will provide the buoyancy. Fill the lid with caulk or silicon so it won't leak air. If you want to fill the jug with something buy some crack filler like Great Stuff from a hardware store. Not sure if one can will fill up a 2 liter jug.
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#11017343 - 08/03/15 03:35 PM Re: Jug Lines? [Re: Cole Miller]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
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I would paint them with a can of walmart spray paint.Add a handful of pea gravel this will cause the jug to flag when you get a pull on the jug line.and put the lid on tight.I did this with garorade bottles painted them white they work well.

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#11018513 - 08/03/15 11:32 PM Re: Jug Lines? [Re: Cole Miller]
Cole Miller Offline
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Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 57
Loc: Lawton, OK
Im in SW Oklahoma and at Lake Ellsworth i have to fill the jugs with some type of buoyant material and put atleast a 12oz weight on it so it wont drift... i put 5 extra feet on the end so i could tie a brick on and keep it stationary

Also, anybody ever have any experience with yo-yos?
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#11018642 - 08/04/15 06:46 AM Re: Jug Lines? [Re: Cole Miller]
catkwik Offline
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Registered: 07/12/08
Posts: 189
Loc: Windthorst, Texas
yoyos illegal in texas


anything you add to the air inside the jug will make it less boyant except helium
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