E.T. VANED DEADBAIT PENCIL/MARKER
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Read ReviewThe E.T. Predator Tackle range of floats have been designed with high performance and longevity in mind. Our entire range of floats have been made from wood, which stands up to far more abuse than their plastic equivalents.
The íwagglerí style bottom end attachment floats have had extra care and attention paid to the swivel connection, the swivels are fixed internally via split pins before inserting into the body of the float. This provides extra strength at this point.
This Vaned version add extra visibility to the deadbait pencil.
REVIEW OF E.T. PIKE FLOATS by ERIC EDWARDS
These are seriously tough floats, well-designed and solidly put together and after several months use they are showing hardly any signs of wear at all.
The floats are made from wood, I guess it must be balsa, and so are far more resistant to snapping than their foam or plastic equivalents and have a thick layer of paint that is hard to mark with your thumbnail even if you dig it right in.
The pencil floats come in three versions, weighted, unweighted and one with a vane attached for extra visibility. These are equally well built with solid bottom-end eyes which are pinned in to the body of the float.
The unweighted versions are perfect for fishing deadbaits from the bank, fish them slightly over-depth and under tension from the rod so that any taking pike gives an instantaneous visual indication with the float either lying flat or simply sliding from view.
The weighted version is for boat fishing and cocks perfectly straight from the packet. I love float fishing for pike, itís so much more enjoyable than sitting behind bobbins, but nine times out of ten the float ends up in the landing net along with a big thrashing pike and itís here where the float usually gets trashed.
Well itís no more trashed floats for me, I doubt Iíll need to invest in new pike floats for a long time to come. Eric Edwards