Can you use a bobbin without a bite alarm?

Can you use a method feeder with a bite alarm?

Best used with in-line type feeders to create a bolt effect (even used for Specimen Rudd/Roach fishing) but paternoster style fishing also works when Bream or Tench fishing. On Carps “Runs” type waters method feeders are also used inconjunction with alarms.

Why use bobbins with bite alarms?

One of the principal uses of a bobbin used in conjunction with a roller wheel bite alarm is to aid registration of line movement over the wheel. The roller wheel construction accounts for 99.9% of alarms sold… apart from Delkims which use a ceramic insert that detects line vibrations.

Why is my bobbin thread not catching?

Check the upper thread. – Check to see if your upper tension is too tight. … – Your thread could be caught on something between the needle and your spool of thread if so, your thread will be too tight for the needle to pick up the bobbin thread. – Make sure that the upper thread is threaded properly.

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