Their slim tapered tips slice through the water faster and with greater accuracy to minimize the problems of gaffing powerful fish. Shafts are corrosion resistant marine aluminum. They are anodized a rich gold for lasting beauty and resistance to corrosion and fitted with soft but rugged black grips molded from the same material finded on the finest fishing rods. This gaff is 3' long and 2" is the width of the throat hook. Butt width is 3/4".