Buy some noodles from the local china-mart. Pink might be for women, but it makes things easy to see.
Cut noodle into 8 inch lengths
Get some 3/4 inch PVC pipe, caps and some PVC glue
Cut PCV pipe into 9 1/2 inch long sections
Glue cap on 1 end of pipe
Insert PVC pipe into noodle until cap...
One of the problems is organizing the noodles and trot lines so they are easy to deploy. In an effort to keep everything together, I bought a 5 gallon bucket. The bucket provided a way to keep the noodles and trot lines together, but it lacked compartments for holding hooks, weights, swivels...