Dave Harrell No4 Heavy Base Stick
If you're an angler who uses the DH No1, No2 or No3 Heavy Base stick floats, you''ll already know how well they work.
This new No4 model features the same 2mm stem as they use on the No3 but the float body has a much slimmer profile, which makes it perfect for rivers like the Trent and other smooth flowing rivers.
Shotting these floats is simple. Just use No8 or No6 shots spread all the way through from directly under the float stem down to around 20cm from the hook.
Like the other heavy base floats, these cast like a dream, whether it's underarm or overhead. DH recommend using their Pro Match main lines of 3lb (0.14mm) or 4lb (0.16mm) to achieve maximum distance and best presentation.
Once the floats are in the water, you'll soon notice the benefits of the heavy stems as the floats are much easier to control the line against than lighter stem floats.
RECOMMENDED SILICONE RUBBER
TOP – 3mm to 4mm (from
BASE – 1.5mm