- Very effective when you need a float to wear down a game fish especially if remember to pull up and then clip the line off to your float.
- Great in kelp, allowing you to get to the surface and still hold on to your fish. Is highly visible when diving down through the kelp to recover your fish.
- The long trail behind you creates a hazard when boats are in the area.
- The longer the line the higher the risk of getting tied up in your line.
- When fishing in sharky areas sharks can become entangled in float lines.
- Floatline Clutch: A floatline clutch allows you to fight your fish. It attaches to your floatline, which connects to your shooting line and shaft. By shooting a shaft into the fish, you can break away from the system and leave the fish to fight against the float. The line can be taken in, but with the clutch, the fish can’t take it back out.
- Floatline Plugs: Stainless steel floatline plugs connect to your spectra (which can take up to 1,600 pounds) and make sure you don’t lose your fish. Floatline plugs should fit your tubing tightly for best performance.
- Consider researching spearfishing floatline setups online, the spearfishing community is a welcoming one and there are a number of digital channels and discussion boards that can help guide you through the process, provide illustrations, tutorials, and more.