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The tapered end of a wooden chopstick makes a perfect cork peg for Dave Pizzolato because it floats.

Dave Pizzolato discards the plastic pegs that come with his corks and replaces them with the tapered tips of wooden chopsticks. “If the peg comes out, plastic sinks but wood floats,” he grinned.

And Pizzolato is very particular about his corks, insisting on 1-inch foam versions. He special orders them from Grizzly Jig Company in Caruthersville, Missouri.

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Jerald Horst is a retired Louisiana State University professor of fisheries. He is an active writer, book author and outdoorsman.

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