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#12615929 - 02/07/18 05:59 PM Braid, and a slip bobber.
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3633
Loc: Yantis, TX
I've yet to find a braid that feeds through the slip cork properly. Has a tendency to lay on the side of the cork and not allow the jig to fall to its set depth. No problem with mono.

Anyone else have the same problem?

#12615956 - 02/07/18 06:20 PM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
Joe Slab Offline
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Registered: 07/28/13
Posts: 1388
Loc: NTX
Before you rig your slip cork, pull the little stopper out of the tube of your slip cork. Your braid will slide right through with no hang ups.

#12615973 - 02/07/18 06:31 PM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
Duck_Jerky Offline
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Registered: 02/21/02
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Yeah I normally only have problems with the braid sliding through the bead. I have gone to 8-pound mono on my slip-bobber rod. You can also increase your jig weight from 1/16 to 1/8...and should slide better...I just like 1/16 on slip bobbers.
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#12615976 - 02/07/18 06:33 PM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
nautiboy Offline
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Registered: 03/05/11
Posts: 11
Loc: harris county
thats the reason i use flouro . to me , its more sensetive than mono .

#12615993 - 02/07/18 06:39 PM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
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Loc: Grandview, TX
Yep, I had to use a heavier jig...and/or lower it down under pressure...honestly, I starting using the balsa slip corks with the large diameter tubes much better...not as good as a slip cork, but much better.

#12616135 - 02/07/18 07:54 PM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
Crazy Ivan Offline

Registered: 02/10/09
Posts: 244
Loc: Lone Oak, TX
I have the same problem with braid. I switched to mono but the knot moves around quite a bit.

#12616598 - 02/08/18 07:13 AM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
hawghoover Online   content
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Registered: 01/28/15
Posts: 659
Loc: Lewisville Tx
i just use a 1/8th oz problem with braid!

#12616650 - 02/08/18 07:53 AM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
OFBHWG Offline

Registered: 06/12/02
Posts: 140
Loc: McKinney, Texas 75071 USA
What cork do you use?
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#12617062 - 02/08/18 11:18 AM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
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I use 8# Fluro, but still place a small split weight about 4" above my jig head.
Keeps the loop knot from hanging up in the slip cork And makes the jig sink better
Thill makes a slip cork that bass brass rings at the top & bottom of it that braid slides thru better.
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#12617079 - 02/08/18 11:24 AM Re: Braid, and a slip bobber. [Re: Gamblinman]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
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tbox...u can use a bobber stopper there also, above the jig if you don't want the extra weight..

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