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Schooley's Spring Bobber Pole, Reel and Accessories

41 Reviews
Item No.: 100161

This item is out of stock for the season. Please check back in October.

This item is out of stock for the season. Please check back in October.

Schooley's Spring Bobber Pole, Reel and Accessories is a great package for light ice fishing. It includes a Schooley's spring bobber pole, a jig pole reel with an adjustable drag, pre-spooled with line, a reel line marker pin, a rod stand and even an ice fishing jig.

The 26" and 40" rods are a bit stiffer than the 21" rod, but all are designed for panfish. These rods can detect even the smallest of bites with ease, and are ideal for both adults and kids alike! Schooley's Spring Bobber rods are available at a price that won't break the bank, but still provide superb quality ideal for everyone.

Pleae note: This reel may be either red, green, or yellow. FishUSA choice only.

Schooley's Spring Bobber Pole, Reel and Accessories are made in the U.S.A

Ratings & Reviews

41 reviews

12/20/2012 12:00:00 am


by flyboy -

These will never go out of style. and they are almost indestructible. These especially good for deadstcking while you are jigging nearby with a different rod.

1/18/2013 12:00:00 am

Great rig for pan fishing in the shallows

by Nelly -

Bought this rod originally for a cheap spare. I use it more than my other rods and you cannot beat the price for the end product. A complete fishing rig for pan fishing in the shallows (5-10').

12/26/2013 12:00:00 am

Worth the Money

by John S -

I recently bought the 26in and couldn't be happier. Works great on everything from small perch and bluegill to good size crappie. For the money, you can't go wrong. I am going to be ordering a couple more.

1/31/2014 12:00:00 am

Great product (and service)!

by Dan -

Does exactly what it should in an economic and reliable way. I have two of these in my kit and typically dead stick with them. Wouldn't be without them.

2/16/2014 12:00:00 am


by Andy

This is my first season ice fishing (stocked trout in a small lake), so I got the simplest gear possible. The Schooley is easy to use, easy to maintain and super effective. The spring bobber is super-sensitive and doesn't ice up and sink like a traditional bobber. I've caught scads of trout and bluegill with this rod, and I can't wait to try it from a dock or canoe. Well worth the 8 bucks.

2/5/2015 12:00:00 am

Ice fishing rods

by Bulldog -

Great pole at a great price

2/27/2015 12:00:00 am

Works great!

by mplatypus -

I bought the 21" version for my first ice fishing trip. Caught 15 fish in about 2 hours - 8 bluegills, 5 largemouth bass, 1 pumpkinseed, and a 14" white crappie! This combo is awesome, for just under $8 you get everything you need to catch fish through the ice once a hole has been made. I just added bait onto the jig. The spring bobber makes it very easy to detect fish biting. The line that comes pre-spooled is Vicious Fishing Hi-vis 2 lb line (I called Schooley's to ask) and worked very well - no coils coming off the reel, easy to see on the ice, and it didn't break. Overall, I would highly recommend this product - easy to use, catches fish, and affordable.

1/8/2018 12:00:00 am

Great for my needs

by Cbrassine

Since I can oly go ice fishing once or twice every few winters due to our weather this pole works great as it doesn't break the bank and works great for the bluegill I catch. The only thing I would change is that with gloves the handle on the reel is kinda hard to manipulate. Super easy to use and catches pan fish with ease.

12/20/2009 12:00:00 am

nice fish

by bigg fish

well i got this item because of the reviews it had and the price . today was the first time that i got to use it and shure enough i caught a 13in trout . veary happy with the pole and if needed i would buy another .

1/2/2012 12:00:00 am

Cool Little Pole

by farmer_aa -

I bought this rod to fish lightweight jigs on light line. It's a pretty slick little rig and you can't beat the price. It comes spooled with line (it looks to be 6 lb test or so and was too heavy for my application, though the yellow line is pleasantly very visible on the ice) and a little ice jig as well. The only thing lacking would be a tiny loop built in to hook the miniscule ice hooks for transport. Other than that I couldn't be happier. By the way, the shipping was absurdly fast. Got my order just a couple days after placing it.

2/4/2010 12:00:00 am

Love my Schoolies

by Honk -

I went ice fishing with a friend of mine, and he showed me his Schoolies! These are the best pan fish ice rod for the money I've ever used. Period!

1/31/2011 12:00:00 am

Nice Poles-especially for kids

by Fish On -

This is a great pole for kids and adults. During a light bite the spring bobber is excellent for detecting those fussy fish which makes it easier and more successful for the kids to catch fish and have fun doing so. It's also tough enough to handle anything the kids can dish out and it's very easy for them to use.

2/5/2010 12:00:00 am

Simplicity Works!

by Ben Moyer -

I have always enjoyed ice-fishing, but I never made an investment in a lot of gear because I live at the southern fringe of dependable ice-fishing. But the last two years we've had good ice, for at least a few weeks and I decided to take advantage of the opportunity. I bought Schooley's spring-bobber rods because they were inexpensive and appeared simple to use, for someone who was not skilled at ice fishing. My guess proved right. These rods are easy for anyone to use, but they are all you need to catch sunfish, crappie and perch. I don't feel the need to get anything more sophisticated. Sometimes, simplicity is the best approach. Thanks for a good product.

2/1/2010 12:00:00 am

every thing is right about this rod

by The panfish popper

I use the schooley to catch bluegill crappie largemouth and even pike with no problem.This pole is a 10.Only one negetive is if you catch a large fish and forget to pull the depth pin,you could break your line

12/23/2011 12:00:00 am

Great value

by TomE -

Great for icefishing for perch and small fish. Sensitive.

1/10/2011 12:00:00 am

Best EVER!

by RevIce

I never tried one of these babies for Ice Fishing until this season and I will never use anything else. It puts fish on the ice, even the lightest biters are caught. One fine product, my sons all have them now too!

2/1/2008 12:00:00 am

I will buy this product over and over!

by Fishfreak -

I fish in a canal and fish the top 4 feet. I constantly jig up and down that 4 feet. Without the spring bobber action it would be hard to fool the big gills. Awesome ice rods.

1/11/2011 12:00:00 am

Schooleys Spring Bobber Pole

by gotfish -

Dependable, economical and simple reel for ice fishing in shallow waters.

3/26/2010 12:00:00 am

I will buy this product again .

by Stroopies -

First time ice fishing by myself caught 39 1/2 inch Tiger Musky. Small ice jig tipped with minnow. Proved durability to me.

2/7/2012 12:00:00 am

Good functional combo

by Graybeard

Good basic rig for shallow to medium depth(up to about 20') panfish rig. Trouble free and durable. I've used the 26" combo for years, and just bought a couple of the 40" rigs for hole hopping outside the shack. I use spinning rigs from time to time, but keep coming back to the Schooleys for the durability and ease of use. The only downside, which is minor for me, is they don't have quite the action of a higher dollar rod,but the simplicity and lack of problems more than make up for it. The one thing I would like to change is to have a wooden handle instead of the plastic, even if it cost a little more.

2/11/2008 12:00:00 am

Perfect pole for pan fishing

by Big Mike -

I like the ease and simplicity of using this pole. It's the best spring bobber pole on the market for the price

2/8/2011 12:00:00 am

better then expected.....

by troy -

product is great, came ready to use. I have used it several time and caught fish insantly

2/28/2011 12:00:00 am

Excellent product, well worth the money.

by Dan the fisherman! -

Works excellent for bluegills and perch through the ice in Michigan.

12/27/2011 12:00:00 am

great for tip downs+jigging.

by Chad

So far in the last 2 years I have bought over 30 of these for tip down fishing. Every one I give/sell these too love them. Very nice for the money, I keeo finding more uses for these rods. 26" best for homemade tip downs. Will not be disapointed.

1/10/2011 12:00:00 am

Good for ice fishing

by Gene -

Can"t beat them for the money spent. Brought home 37 large pan fish using them the other day. A fish did pull one through the hole in the ice last week.