Blakemore® Rod Floaters
My rod would have drowned
I fish farm ponds and while making a cast from the bank my cork handle slipped off in my hand while my rod combo flew about 15 feet into the pond. I had one of the Blakemore floaters on the combo and was able to use another rod and pull it in by snagging it with a lure.
This same thing happened to my sister at a lake but she just let go while casting. Her husband was happy that he had also equipped her combo with a Blakemore floater and it made this particular rod, stand up in the water like a flagpole.
Thank you Blakemore for saving lives with the rod lifevest.
October 5, 2006
No real problem with have them installed on my rods-depending on where it is located you may have your line rubbing on it-but no serious problems
March 11, 2014
tried these out saturday, threw rod in water with these on and they worked as advertised. good price.
March 8, 2014
While using my kayak this fall I leaned too far forward and off to the right side causing the Yak to tip over. I had three rods on board, two were in rod holders and stayed put. The other "new" rod was laying in the floor and went overboard---lost forever. Had I had these floats that day, I would still have that rod and reel and not be out $300. I have put them on all of my kayak fishing rods now.
February 28, 2014