Cheetos Puffs

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by obiwankanobi, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    I recently purchased 100 slip bobbers for the chironomid game and here they are. I used them today and they worked very well even though the fish did not cooperate much.
     

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  2. Jeff Dodd

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    Puffs!!! I did the same and my so-called "friends" that wanted some bought like 5 each! Puffs!!!
     
  3. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I think you got a bad batch. You should return them for ones that work.

    I got the green ones and they occasionally dart under the surface on me.
     
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  4. Sinkline

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    I cut about 1/3 off the bottom of the pegs and drill the holes out to a larger size. Lightens the load, and makes passing a looped leader through the peg possible.

    My bobbers last about 1-day of fishing per-end (2-days per bobber) before the hole is enlarged to the point where they become unusable.

    May I ask where you purchased bobbers by the 100-bag. Waters West???
     
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  5. ryfly

    ryfly Addicted to flyfishing

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    Yes, where did you get a 100 count bag? I need some for sure.
     
  6. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    What size and shape work well with a 5-6 WT line.
     
  9. Sinkline

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    Everyone is gonna have their own favorite size. For my 6wt I like the 3/4" (dia.) bobbers. For my 4wt I like the 5/8" (dia.) bobber.

    Bye the way, the measurements advertised for the oblong shaped bobbers is for the length, not the O.D. A 1.00" bobber is .3/4" wide X 1.00" long.


    Randy
     
  10. Caveman

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    Cost to much. Make your own slip bobbers by using the hard styrofome. By the pegs and the total cost is .33 a piece.
     
  11. Steve Unwin

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    Interesting, where do you get the supplies?

    Sent from my HTC One X using Tapatalk
     
  12. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    Why make your own for more when it cost me $.18 each from floats unlimited.
     
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  13. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    you need to do your part to bolster the sagging economy, thats my guess.
     
  14. obiwankanobi

    obiwankanobi Active Member

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    I went with the orange 1.25" ones so that I could see them well in low light conditions and splat them hard on the waters surface, telling the fish that chironomids are coming down soon.
     
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    Do they come with the pegs also or do you have to buy your own