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Perch and slip bobbers?

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What set up do you use under a slip bobber and how do you determine what depth to set the bobber stop at to catch summer perch?

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Bobber Bugs work well as does just a plain hook and split shot or 1/16 oz. lead head jig. I like to have the slip knot, a bead and the bobber above a barrel swivel on the main line. Then below the barrel swivel, I tie ~16" of 6# Berkley Vanish to the presentation. As far as where to start, start near the bottom and work up 6 - 12" every 30 minutes or so until you get bit assuming fish are in the area.

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Depends where you're finding the perch. Some may be in the weeds, some may be in the flats. For weeds, I tend to like to set it to just touching the weeds. For bottom flats, I tend to like to set it to about a foot off, but sometimes it's good to drag it on the bottom and lift the bait off to attract them.

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