TIP PEAR SHAPE FLOAT
The extra long cane tip pear, is a
float that works exceptionally well on most still waters when you want
to catch fish at all depths.
The World championships in Hungary,
l 992 was held on a rowing course, the depth was on average 7ft species
included roach, rudd, skimmers, carp, bleak perch chub. This mixture of fish was rather
daunting to catch, as most of these species can feed at any level in
the swim. Swapping a bag of casters for a few of these floats, with the
great Italian angler Trabucco, was a bargain. This float has won me many prizes
and using a full swim drop presentation method I developed, including
me winning the second day World championship match, beating the Worlds
best pole anglers.
The float includes; a long pear
shape, with an extra long cane bristle, the base stem is wire.
This float is best used with a
loose feed approach, and with a long tail dropper it can catch fish at
all depths, from surface to bottom. Because of the nature of the cane
tip, it allows slow long drop presentations detecting bites at all
levels of the drop. Setting the float; Plumbing and
setting the float at full depth with an Olivetti fixed exactly at half
depth from Olivetti the dropper style
shots are placed, a string of number 12 and 14 style leads, evenly
shotting method allows you to fish from top to bottom of the swim, with
a very slow presentation.
Loose feeding out in front of you,
then by placing the float and shots, in a straight line over the top.
At the same time as the loose feed sinks, then so does the baited hook.
I used this float method in
conjunction with cloudy black groundbait and bloodworm, on Roundhay
Park, Leeds, in an invitation match one year, and caught over l 7Ib of
roach, beating off the next peg my friend Bobb Nudd (Four times World
Champion) the only time I ever drew next to him.
LONG CANE TIP PEAR
FLOAT CONVERSION GUIDE
3x10 = 0.10g (2 x
4x10 = 0.15g (3 x
4x12 = 0.2g (5x
4x14 = 0.4g (6 x
4x16 = 0.5g (8x
4x18 = 0.75g (3 x
4x20 = 1g (4 x No3
5x20 = 1.25g (5 x