Top Stik of the graphite KICKERSTIK push pole has an enlarged plastic end cap with an eye bolt. This makes staking out and pulling out easier. The large end also aids makes it easier on your hands to pole and stake. At the other end is a metal threaded end joint. The joint can be used with a spike, a spike/softfoot or with a paddle attachment. The pole is full floating with sealed chambers. 4ft-6inch long with a 1.5" pole diameter. This piece with a spike and rope makes for a great kayak stake-out.