Hey up I'm suddenly visible again! Changing my name to Wendy obviously did the trick.
I know a guy who has a collection of floats he has had for years and was beside himself when he lost one in a tree.
Another uses a patched up old pole for sentimental reasons.
So what makes you all feel good when you fish, is it the tackle you use, or that favourite peg?
For years I had forgotten the Pin but since getting my Okuma all the joy has come back-you can feel every lunge. Complete connection with your quarry!