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I was at Cabela's Saturday - and they have a new jig stick that has this MASSIVE spring bobber on it - I mean it's like 2 feet long.

Just a question, do you have to wear a paper bag over your head if you are caught with that thing? LOL.

It was about 50 bucks - yikes.

I did like the new Berkley Rod with the tiny spring bobber attachment - that looked nice.

Lots of new gear out there to spend money on. Wow - I really liked the new X2 Trap with the quilted cover. It just looks warmer!!!

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french_lake_kid

I wish they wouldnt of stopped making the frabil springbobber rods, the spring was built into the tip. I personally hate the newer attached styles, way to bulky

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harvey lee

I really like Thorne bros rods with their spring bobber for when I use one.

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Team Otter

Don't let Tom fool you. He uses a spring bobber ALL of the time. grin.gifgrin.gif That 2' extenstion sounds like something that might be right up his alley.

What do you say TH?

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harvey lee

If it would help me catch fish I would use it only no paper bag would be needed. She would be very sensitive for sure.

Sounds a little long but who knows. confused.gif

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Team Otter

Maybe we'll get lucky and someone will bring one to a Get-Together. We could run it "through the ropes" then. Oh, and we would definitely get a picture of us using it so that it could circulate through the forums and then we could beat off the sarcasm for 10 days or so. grin.gifgrin.gif

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Muddog

I was just at Gander Mtn. They do have Frabil spring bobber you can put in the tip top eye of your rod.

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Muddog

I was just at the Bait Shop on River front in Mankato. They have frabil springbobber rods.

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JRFISHBAIT

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I wish they wouldnt of stopped making the frabil springbobber rods, the spring was built into the tip. I personally hate the newer attached styles, way to bulky


Frabill still makes the panfish popper with the built in spring bobber. Plus we also carry the Frabill spring bobbers in a 3 pack.

Joe

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luckycrank

Jr, does the pannypopper still have the old style spring or the same snap in design like the 3 pack spring bobbers be cause the ones he is thinking of are the original design that uses a diffrent tip than what is in the three pack (the new design is like trying to feel an 1/8 oz. walleye jig with a golf ball for a tip on the end of your rod grin.gif but the old ones where awesome

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JRFISHBAIT

I will check and get back to you. But you are correct, they changed them a few years ago. I forgot about that. Sorry confused.gif

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Quote:

Jr, does the pannypopper still have the old style spring or the same snap in design like the 3 pack spring bobbers be cause the ones he is thinking of are the original design that uses a diffrent tip than what is in the three pack (the new design is like trying to feel an 1/8 oz. walleye jig with a golf ball for a tip on the end of your rod
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but the old ones where awesome


They're all the newer style. Northland has a new line of combos that has a similar style spring bobber built in that may be worth a look. I haven't used them yet (Ice is a little thin for me). crazy.gif

Sorry for misleading people.

Joe

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french_lake_kid

Haha thats cool. Ya I was talkn bout the older 1s, sry that was unclear, I might have 2 look in2 those northland rods, its only a matter of time til I break this 1 frown.gif

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