The Gamakatsu Micro Fishing Rigs are packaged for tanago fishermen in Japan. They include a complete rig:
The rig comes on a foam line winder.
If you decide you really like micro fishing, eventually you will want to buy more hooks, more floats and some #10 split shot and some light tippet to make your own rigs. The Gamakatsu Micro Fishing Rig is a nice way to get started, though.
There is a tremendous benefit in having little brightly colored markers on the line beneath the float. They clearly show when a fish has taken the bait and swims to the side. A float by itself only moves if the fish takes the bait and goes down, pulling the float under, or moves far enough to the side to pull the float sideways. The beads show sideways motion immediately.
In many cases, the float really isn't the strike indicator. The float just holds the markers in a position where you can easily see any movement.
However, markers under the float are useful only if there is minimal glare so you can see into the water, and where the current is slow enough that any movement in the markers has to be a fish rather than a rock on the bottom or just a current differential.
Still, where you can see them, they will prove to be the most sensitive strike indicator you'll ever use. Polarized glasses are highly recommended.
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