A wafter should float, but sink slowly with the weight of a hook attached. This critically balances the wafter and makes it waft. Because it wafts when a fish is feeding, it will rise up more quickly than a standard bottom bait into the fish’s mouth resulting in more hooked fish.
If it sinks without the weight of the hook then it is not a wafter, it is a normal sinking bait and will not work as a wafter should. Always check your wafter in a tub of water before using it.
Band'um Wafters are a bait that has a buoyancy in between a bottom bait and a pop up, designed to counteract the weight of the hook.
Perfect for using with a Method Feeder the Band'um Wafter sits just above the pile of pellets or groundbait on the Method Feeder which means when a fish feeds the Band'um Wafter shoots into the fish’s mouth leading to more and quicker bites.