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JM Spring bobber rod

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Anyone use one for panfishing? I just bought one and the spring seems like it may be a little stiff for lightweight panfish jigs? I was going to get a the St. Croix Legend Ice but the JM cost half as much.

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I love mine. Used it for the first time sunday. I too thought it was a bit stiff, but it performed and relayed the light bites from potato chip crappies. I talked to Jason at the ice show. From the man himself: He showed me one that had one of the two wires of the spring actually cut off, leaving just a single wire for increased sensitivity. If you don't find the double wire, you could try that.

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The spring bobber can be lightened by clipping off one side of the wire so that you just have a single strand going to the loop and bead instead of two. This will really soften the spring bobber for smaller jigs, shallow water or more of a finesse presentation. Nice to meet so many of you at the show, I really enjoyed meeting you and visiting with you. Also, thank you for fishing with our products.

Jason Mitchell

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Use Clam Rod Slicks and put inside the softcases with the hard tube insert. Can store 3 rods no worries. With out these, the lines would tangle, and the rod eyes would catch on one another.

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Luck - I asked Jason this too, and he told me just to tighten it up and have it coil around. I keep mine in a soft side JR/Thorne bag. Hasn't broken yet (knock on wood). The spring has bounced back so far in the short time I've done this.

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