Preventing pole float damage?
I ATTACH my pole floats with silicone rubbers on the tip and stem, but the line cuts into the body of the float allowing water to seep in. Is there any way of preventing this happening?
YOU can add nail varnish to the body to give it a tough outer coat that line won’t breach, but some anglers find this affects how the float sits.
Alternatively, use top and bottom float rubbers, but slide the piece that sits underneath the body down so it is halfway between the body and the rubber on the stem. This doesn’t look particularly neat but it makes the line stand proud of the lower part of the body, so there’s less chance of it digging in when put under stress.