Fishin Freekz raw steel float series was designed for greater durability in the harsh river conditions . The floats have multiple coats of sealer for even greater durability . Our manufacturing process gives each float a perfect uniform body which makes them float correctly in any water conditions . Each float is hand packed in there package for 100% quality check. Fishin Freekz raw steel float series are designed for steelhead, salmon and trout but can be used in most all float fishing .The floats are made of Barr Cedar which is more durable than balsa with very similar buoyancy . The stem is 1/16 graphite .