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Jintan Markers

by Michael Prybis
(Greenwood, Indiana)

These are almost the same as the little rubber bobber stops. There are a few different manufactures of these. They come on a thin double metal line. You tie your line to the eye side and slide them onto your line placing them where you want. I have found these in yellow, red, and black which is the only downfall I see to using these. The different and brighter colors of the Jintan Markers make them easier to see.

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Mar 04, 2012
Same idea. Same size?
by: TanagoBum

They seem to be about the same thing but are they the same size? None of the photos I've seen of bobber stops has anything in the photo that shows how big they are.

The Jintan markers are very small, less than 1/8", and their only purpose is so you can see if the line under your float is being pulled sideways.

The dacron (flyline backing?) bobber stops on little bits of tubing look like they might work, too, and probably wouldn't be too big.

Mar 04, 2012
Same size
by: Michael Prybis

These little rubber beads are about 3mm long by 1 or 2 mm wide.

Mar 31, 2012
jintan size
by: Hugo

The jintan idicators are just under 2mm in diameter, the are also pretty much neutraly bouyant so the don't hinder the fall of the bait.

Mar 08, 2014
by: Anonymous

I simply use strike putty, Orvis is my favorite in both Red/Orange, and chartreuse. Sometimes I mix them together which is even easier to see for me.

A little dab will do ya miracles for strike detection.

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