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#12697609 - 03/31/18 06:30 PM Using a Bobber stop without a bead?
Catfanman Online   content
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So y'all think I can get away without a bead if the bobber still stops with the rubber bobber stop ?

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#12697631 - 03/31/18 06:45 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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huh,.. hmmm

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#12697634 - 03/31/18 06:52 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: JIM SR.]
Catfanman Online   content
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What I'm trying to ask is there another reason to add a bead underneath the bobber stop if the bobber I have has a small enough hole so therefore the bobber stop won't slide through

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#12697654 - 03/31/18 07:07 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
CRAPPIEboy33 Offline
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I’ve done it before no problems. I prefer a bead but them things are hard to keep up with. So I’ve fished quite a bit without one.
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#12697709 - 03/31/18 07:54 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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You can, but make sure you have tough line or you risk breaking off occasionally.

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#12697806 - 03/31/18 08:59 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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If your using a Thill float the hole is small enough that the bobber stop won't go through it. Actually, I've been putting the bead between the float and the jig to keep the eye of the jig head from hanging inside the bottom of the float.

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#12697826 - 03/31/18 09:12 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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I tried to get 20# braid/6# diameter through that darn tiny bead and I finally gave up. It was a Thill float.
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#12697836 - 03/31/18 09:23 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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long as your float doesn't hang up on the bobber stop... thumb

Like BH said I have more trouble on the jig end of the line.
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#12697913 - 03/31/18 10:18 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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I don't use a bead if at all possible.

They like to get up between the eyes on the rod and create problems.
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#12697914 - 03/31/18 10:18 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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Yes but eventually, the bobber stop will peg into the top of the float. Academy has beads, of all sizes and it doesn’t matter which size.

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#12698299 - 04/01/18 11:17 AM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
TurboDan Offline
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Registered: 04/25/11
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Loc: Austin, TX
There is an individual who makes a bobber call Everlasting Slip Bobber that has a glass bead built in. A little pricey, but I have used and like a lot. Use mostly for jigging shallow around shore. Would not use for casting because of price. Goggle it and you will find it online.


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#12699010 - 04/02/18 05:45 AM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Pintail711]
pigboy Offline
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Registered: 07/24/10
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Originally Posted By: Pintail711
Yes but eventually, the bobber stop will peg into the top of the float. Academy has beads, of all sizes and it doesn’t matter which size.
The best place to buy beads is Hobby Lobby and especially with a 40% off coupon.

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#12700120 - 04/02/18 05:06 PM Re: Using a Bobber stop without a bead? [Re: Catfanman]
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Thanks guys so I took y'alls advice a re rigged it with a bead but didn't add the leader yet and the hook for safety reasons so I'll use this Next time I can go fishing

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