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Should I use a bobber for pond fishing?

Asked: Jason Copley, Last Updated:

When pond fishing, use a bobber to keep your bait afloat. When river fishing, use a sinker to weigh the bait down. If you use a bobber in a river, the strong current will push your bait back to the bank. ... "The smaller the bobber and the thinner the bobber, the longer the fish hold onto the bait.

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