Updated October 29, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

The 10 Best Fishing Bobbers

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This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in October of 2017. When you're not in the mood for casting a spinner lure, dropping a jig or trolling a crank bait, one of these fishing bobbers will ensure that you know when you have something on the line. Simply attach one to your rig, throw your line out, then sit back and wait for your prey to tug it below the surface. They come in a range of sizes and colors for different angling styles and preferences. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best fishing bobber on Amazon.

10. Thill Cigars

9. FishingAmmo Shell

8. QualyQualy Bass

7. Eagle Claw Snap-Ons

6. South Bend Assortment

5. Eagle Claw Balsa

4. South Bend Spin

3. Rod-N-Bobb's Mr. Ice

2. Thill Wobble

1. Betts Billy Boy

Editor's Notes

October 25, 2019:

There are several advantages to using a fishing bobber. First, a buoyant and brightly-colored bobber can help you determine whether or not you have a bite. They're also useful for keeping bait suspended at a particular depth, and for allowing currents to transfer the line across the water to areas that may be difficult to approach closely by boat. Bobbers — also referred to as floats — are a great, inexpensive way to up your fishing game. And if you want to further increase your odds of snagging a hefty fish, be sure to take a peek at the growing variety of fishing lures on the market today.

The QualyQualy Vertical has been removed after reviewing user complaints about the quality of the product's assembly. In its place, we've added the Rod-N-Bobb's Mr. Ice, a twelve-pack of freeze-resistant bobbers crafted specifically for ice fishing.


Taber Koeghan
Last updated on October 29, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

Taber is a writer from Santa Monica, CA, with a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree, she began writing and editing copy for a host of high-traffic e-commerce websites. Her areas of expertise include the beauty, style, pet, and home products categories, and she has plenty of experience covering literature and art, too. Her personal interests in crafting and decorating inform her writing and -- she hopes -- add a good bit of insight to her work. Outside of copywriting, she is a reporter and columnist at a Los Angeles community newspaper and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts in creative writing.


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