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FLOAT The weight of your float will obviously be decided by the depth of your swim, but at this time of year a bit of depth is better, something around 6feet would be a great starting point making a float of ten No10 shot perfect. With wind often a factor opt for a pear shape with a wire stem that will add stability. ADDED WEIGHT Position two of your No10 shot just up from the float. They will still act on the float when you’re fishing with a lighter bait like caster or double maggot, but if you want to aim for bigger fish with a slightly heavier bait such as corn they can be moved up to the pole tip to counter the extra weight, without wrecking your rig. SHOT POSITION LINE Winter roach require a delicate approach, go for a