Fishin Freekz Raw Steel long stem floats work great in slow moving current. They perform just as good in fast moving current. These floats are designed for harsh river conditions with great durability. These floats as all our floats are sealed multiple times for even greater durability!! Our manufacturing process gives each float a perfect uniform body which makes them float correctly in most any water conditions . Fishin Freekz Raw Steel long stem floats 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 but with very similar buoyancy . The stem is made of 1/16 graphite and 4 inches long on bottom of float . Total float length is 7 to 8 inches depending on gram size.