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   Old Thread  #12 14 Jun 2020 at 10.02am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Spot on. PVA is the key.
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   Old Thread  #11 13 Jun 2020 at 10.49pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They are literally impossible to use without pva imo mate.
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   Old Thread  #10 13 Jun 2020 at 10.14pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Watching some of my casts with an adjustable, I just stare thinking thereís no way thatís popping up- but it does- very strange.

Little nick of pva tape or a nugget attached to the float seems to prevent the tangles
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   Old Thread  #9 12 Jun 2020 at 1.20pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They cast like a bag of spanners but the y definitely work
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   Old Thread  #8 11 Jun 2020 at 4.02pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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If the lead doesn't catch the overhead trees neither will the rig. However, I have only ever gone up to 13ft and would question the buoyancy of the bait needed to hold up a longer length. As others have suggested an adjustable rig would remove this factor.
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   Old Thread  #7 28 May 2020 at 11.22am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #6 28 May 2020 at 11.05am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I consider myself to be chief faffer anyway, so it wouldn't be anything new to me
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   Old Thread  #5 28 May 2020 at 10.55am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They're decent mate. I use them in anything over 12ft depth. Saves a lot of faffing about.
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   Old Thread  #4 28 May 2020 at 10.37am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks Yonny,

Never used them before so will look into that.
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   Old Thread  #3 28 May 2020 at 10.26am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Agree with post 2. Adjustables the way to go. Take a bit of thought and effort to master, but they work very well. In tight swims with a four foot hook link you only have 2ft line below the lead.
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   Old Thread  #2 28 May 2020 at 9.53am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I'd think you need adjustables in that depth anyway which solves the problem buddy
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   Old Thread  #1 28 May 2020 at 9.32am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Fishing a deep pit, some 20+ ft deep (deep to me as opposed to my normal fishing situation), and want to get up in the water using zigs, and wondered if anyone ties back their zigs to shorten them with PVA string?

Casting isn't particularly easy with overhanging trees that I have no doubt the zigs would end up catching on resulting in snap offs, so need to shorten them somehow without comprising length when out in the middle.
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