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Need Someone Who can make bobbers

Discussion in 'Northwest Fishing' started by Kodamafire, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Hey community,

    So A very simple request. Been salmon fishing, and my favorite bobber is no longer unusable! :( And no one has em for sale anymore. So i desperately need someone who can make boobers. I will pay for whatever the cost. And i do have my old one that you can use as a template. And pretty much get the idea of how it goes.

    Thanks
    Koda
     
  2. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Show a picture of what you need made up.
    I'm slightly confused on the type of bobber you need.
     
  3. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Give us a little bit more information and maybe we can get you back to bobber fishin again soon...;)
     
  4. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Thanks guys been using a pos bobber lol but will be grabbing it soon just have to make my way down to the coast to grab it. And i will post pictures after that.
    Thanks guys!
     
  5. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Sorry took so long. But this is the bobber that i need made. Have looked high and low, cant find them anywhere. Cane to find out that the company that made them shut down i believe.

    So whomever can recreate these bobbers PLEASE pm me asap! Thanks alot everyone

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  6. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    They look pretty crude, but with something to make a mold out of, a can of
    "Fire Foam" and a few soda straws.....:rolleyes:
     
  7. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Yea they really are... They are old, have shrank, lost color, lost size, but they were the best bobber ive ever used. So im gonna do all i can to get one made or something.

    Thanks tho!
     
  8. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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  9. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    eBay has some for sale.
    White Watermelon Red Foam Fish Lure Fishing Bobber Floater
    Quantity:
    6 available
    • $4.31
    • + Free Shipping
    Condition: New

    Sold by:
    User ID tinyheaven (Feedback score 73867)
    99.1% Positive feedback
    Delivery:
    Estimated Dec. 15- Jan. 19
    From:Hong Kong

    And Sears of all places sells the same thing for $5.52

    Description Item # SPM7806219023 Model # a13071000ux0074
    • Material : Plastic, Foam
    • Size(Approx) : 18.8 x 4.5cm/7.4" x 1.8''(L* Max.D)
    • Weight : 12g
    • Package Content : 1 x Fishing Bobber
    • It is great for small size hook baits, maggots, crickets, salmon eggs, up to spawn sacks, and small minnows.
    • This bobber has good buoyancy and it can float on the top of the water.

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  10. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Thanks guys but none of thos are the ones im lookin for :(
     
  11. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The ones I use off the jetty are quite a bit bigger than those. Good luck!!
     
  12. BEN LILLY

    BEN LILLY Lincoln City, OR NRA LIFE MEMBER Bronze Supporter

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    Would be easy to tune some on a lathe if
    wood or balsa wood will satisfy you
    Outline what you want on paper
    And send to
    Don Mosley
    1699 NE 19th st
    Lincoln city, Or
    97367
     
  13. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    There were some about the dimensions you had at bimart but these used a bobber stop instead of a straw. Good luck on your search
     
  14. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Ben,

    Is there someone you know. Or you yourself can make? Please let me know. And also cant really give outline on paper, becuase it has a unique design. But i could send the whole bobber there. That way gives much better of how the bobber once was while it was new.

    Please let me know :) thanks everyone happy holidays
     
  15. 2Wheels4Ever

    2Wheels4Ever Central Oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    Oh boy. Once you get some boobers made up I will gladly test them out for you. I heard that boobers and motorboating go together perfectly ;)
     
  16. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I'll see what I can find this weekend and get on it.
    Jim
     
  17. Kodamafire

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    Jim,

    Thanks a ton i appreciate it! And also jim, if need be i could send you 1 of the 2 i have so you can get a better idea. Let me know whatever your thinking. Thanks
     
  18. doobage

    doobage Roseburg New Member

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    Are they weighted
     
  19. doobage

    doobage Roseburg New Member

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    Are they weighted? Are you willing to pay for them if I make them?
     
  20. Kodamafire

    Kodamafire Member

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    Doogbage,

    No they are no weighted. They are just a regular slip styrofoam bobber, and yes absolutely willing to pay if you make them.