Where to buy latex balloons for indicators?

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  1. msteudel

    msteudel Mark Steudel

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    For those of you that are using latex balloons where do you buy them? Is it just any latex water balloon? Are there any brands that are a little stronger than others?
     
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    Trojan is a solid name in latex. Stay away from the textured ones. Added weight lessen its sensitivity.
     
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    Walgreens has big packages of water balloons. I don't use them for indicators, but I can't imagine you'd get through 500 in a while. Only like $5 too.
     
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    What cast do you use when fishing with a balloon indicator?
     
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    Safeway's party goods section has (or had) those little white, baseball-print balloons that a Missouri River guide put me onto.
     
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    Any drug outlet, they are labelled " Trojan ".
     
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    I have hundreds. Shoot me a PM, and I'll share.
     
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    Hundreds of trojans? You must be REALLY active.:D:D
     
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    msteudel Mark Steudel

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    When I was on the bighorn they said they bought special latex balloons, like 25 for 5, as they were more durable and less prone to accidental popping.