Step 1:Using a slip float setup a weight is added to your hook. The weight should be large enough to sink the float. The weight should be tied loosely to your fishing line to prevent loss of the weight.
Step 2:Slide the bobber stop above the float to give several feet of line below the float.
Step 3:Lower the float and weight attached to your hook into the water.
Step 4: If the float sinks below the water, keep adjusting the bobber stop to increase the amount of fishing line below the bobber stop. When the float is only 1-2 feet below the surface, you have determined the proper depth. Remove the weight from your fishing hook and start fishing.