Panfish Float by Gapen – 8″, 9.5″, 11″



Product Description

The 8″ Panfish Float by Gapen features easy connection to your line and allows the angler to easily change out floats for larger floats when the waves increase or the wind rises. Tall float design keeps your line beneath the water and allows a finesse presentation you need to get elusive bites of perch, panfish, bluegills, trout and all species of fish. Use this float in cold water conditions and when the fish are not feeding aggressively – or all the time to improve your pick-ups. Unlike tube-style slip bobbers, this float keeps your line BENEATH the surface and allows the angler to stick the float in place.

Panfish Float Fishing Tip- Still Bobber in Wind!

To make your floats stick in windy conditions, simply cast past your target area, then lower your rod tip under water and crank in toward you. You can see the line sinking under water [ very important ]. With your line under water, you can properly present a bait in the strike zone much longer and in a more appealing fashion to fish. This is the difference between limiting out and getting skunked in many cases.

Constructed with South American balsa wood, a SPECIAL SLIP-N-LOCK line-attaching device, and a through-glass stem, Gapen’s floats are the strongest, most sensitive balsa floats on the market today. This is Gapen’s Hungarian import. We do so because they are the WORLD’S FINEST in quality and performance. Constructed of South American balsa wood, quality epoxy paint and finished with premium clear varnish. Slip-N-Lock fishing floats are fitted with newly-patented snaplock attach/release devices. Fluorescent red float tips, set high above float, create easy visual contact for the angler who works live bait such as chubs, fatheads, sucker minnows, shad, worms, crickets and dead bait, for species such as bluegill, crappie, bass, walleye, catfish and big game species.


Panfish Float Features

How the Slip-N-Lock Float Works

Slip-N-Lock balsa floats hosts a NEW attaching device which allows the angler to easily attach or detach the float from his line. By simply slipping the line through the slot on the side of the lock device and pulling the sleeve down. All the way to lock, partway for slip-floating. (click on “How-To-Use” for more details)



Gapen’s Slip-N-Lock floats are constructed with a fiberglass core, high impact finish, durable balsa and durable locking device. They are GUARANTEED against breakage for ONE year from the time of purchase when used under normal fishing conditions. Return to: The Gapen Company, 17910 87th Street, Becker, MN 55308 for replacement.


Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 8 in

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