new gadget that looks like a 3.5 inch plastic unit that looks about the size of your little finger. straps to pole just above the handle. if your pole goes in the drink at ten feet the "bobber" deploys to surface attached to line back to your rod. grabs bobber and realin your pole and the big cat that stole it. www.geterback.com
. 15 dollar rod over the side insurance. since I lost two last year im in.