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   Old Thread  #11 2 Jan 2021 at 11.21am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I prefer a lead clip
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   Old Thread  #10 1 Jan 2021 at 9.38pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I always use an inline. Long tail rubber above the lead, no tubing and a long anti tangle tube below the lead. I have found this is the most tangle free set up. Make sure you feel it down on a tight line.
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   Old Thread  #9 1 Jan 2021 at 9.26pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yeah that makes sense actually, I'll see how it goes in the morning

I would rather adjustable as they were sitting between 4 and 6 foot so I'll start at 4 and can just increase to 5,6

Whats the best lead set up, running or lead clip?


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   Old Thread  #8 1 Jan 2021 at 8.50pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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The zig follows the lead on the cast mate, it's all about the drop from tip to lead. You'd have the same problem with adjustables.
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   Old Thread  #7 1 Jan 2021 at 7.09pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Got no chance tho unfortunately, lots of over hanging tree, thought about getting in the margin to cast but its 4ft and i dont have waders
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   Old Thread  #6 1 Jan 2021 at 6.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Agree. Adjustables come in to their own at 12 ft + but less than that they're just hassle imo. Standard zigs are so much easier to use.
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   Old Thread  #5 1 Jan 2021 at 6.49pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Theres lots of over hanging trees etc
High bank behind me too
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   Old Thread  #4 1 Jan 2021 at 6.34pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Keep it simple. Just fish a standard zig between 6-10 ft. No float, no fuss. Plenty how to's on th net. Good luck.
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   Old Thread  #3 1 Jan 2021 at 6.27pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Just to keep it off the bottom really, same as id use for a marker float

Hmm well it would be at about 25ft down, ive not got anything else to use
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   Old Thread  #2 1 Jan 2021 at 6.15pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Why the length of leadfree? I'd personally go straight through with your mono, one less point of failure.

Also I'm not sure the bubble floats are meant for submerging too far down, especially at 30+ ft. It may be alright for 30 mins or so but could potentially crack from the pressure. I've had this happen on pike sub floats before.
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   Old Thread  #1 1 Jan 2021 at 4.36pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Looking around my club lake today and having a play with the deeper i found a group of fish in the deepest part, 32ft about 4-6 ft off bottom

Never having used zigs before ive set one up using a fox surface bubble float, the type you fill with water, will it do tje job or am i missing something?

Ive got a 2ft mono hook length to a swivel going into the float then out the other side a big bead and a length of leadfree leader with a big ring attached then a quick link and a lead

Hope that makes sense, can put a pic up if i figure it out.

I got all clipped up to them today and hopefully I'll go tomorrow and sling one out at them, for all i know could be big roach, there are quite a few in there!
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