The Bullet Bobber style does not suit everyone, so a new style to be called the Prowler Float
should be ready for sale 6/1/2013. Prowler Floats will be made of foam rather then hollow plastic. This change in material allows a more streamlined design. They are 30% lighter for a wider range of lure weights and take a beating much better then hollow plastic. The only draw back is that they can not use the glow sticks like the BulletBobber for night fishing.
Hydrodymamic model engineered for optimal form fit to function.
Connecting the fishing line does not require breaking the line and many options are being considered and new peg design is being developed. These pegs with slots in conjunction with slots in the Prowler body. Lay the line in and rotate the the tab 180 to use as a slip bobber or remove the peg place the line in the slot and put the peg in with the slots still aligned to hold it firm for fixed depth fishing. The potential for the the twist tabs to be used as ailerons is being researched as a means of adding even more FUNctionality.
Dec, 1 2012 Sunday I went shore fishing for crappie with my fishing buddy at a spillway that has fish but they are often hard to find, hard to reach, hard to know their depth, and hard to get the bait in the right place because of the currents and moving eddies. We spent some time casting and retrieving jigs tipped with minnows and had no success. So I slip rigged a Prowler and my buddy slip rigged a BulletBobber. We used small split shots to set the minimum depth below the bobbers and bobber stops above the bobbers to set the maximum. We would cast out and maneuver where we wanted using the directional control planing action and then provide slack so the jig would drop down. You could watch the bobber stop move toward the bobber and if it stopped short we would move the bobber stop further out on the line. We kept measuring the depth and jigging. While we were doing this we found and caught a couple fish in an odd shaped 6 foot deep hole and the fish at 1 to 3 feet off the bottom. We adjusted the bobber stop and split shot to provide 1 foot of play (from 4 to 5 feet) and caught a bunch of them by jigging them vertically and using the planing action to stay in the holes longer. It was like dip fishing in barrel from 20 yards away!