rubber eel rigs can anyone help

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rubber eel rigs can anyone help

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:) have been told there is a rig for using rubber eels over rough ground by using a drilled golf ball .can anyone help as no local help or tackle shops in my area, would be grateful for any help,cheers



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Never tried golf balls i use a jif lemon full of candle wax.
I think with the golf ball you just drill a hole and screw in one curtain eye then fish it running ledger style with the eel. Must be easier than filling the jif with wax :)

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:) cheers lads might have sussed it out , will post if it works cheers

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Post by blankagain »

Hi guys
I guess this is a variant on what the French call a "buldo mer" - a floating rubber bullet-shaped affair which gives you casting weight. I've used them to good effect before now. I'm sure I saw them on sale here in UK not long ago, might be worth asking round the tackle shops. Another option the French guys use is a half-filled bubble float, it's OK in choppy water or surf but kicks up too much wake if things are flat.
Good luck with it!

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Post by blankagain »

Another alternative - what about one of the keyring floats you can buy from boat chandlers? I've seen bullet-shaped ones of them, if you ran a swivel onto the ring it'd cast & fish OK I reckon.

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Or how about a simple bubble float? - weight adjustable, and filled to brim would have neutral buoyancy. Nigel

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:) hi guys thanks for your ideas here is another part to it . through the drilled hole in said golf ball , small tube ie biro pen or similar glued in , line runs through , and as the ball sinks it literly bounces over rough ground.rocks etc , giving it a go wed night, if success will post.

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There are weights shaped like a Delta wing or like a lead lifter that are available, perhaps this would help.
Cheers keith :D :D

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