One of my 9mm pipes the filter can sometimes get stuck in the bowl. I just use a small pair of thin nose pliers to pull it out. Don't twist when you pull though as the filters become a bit soggy after a bowl and twisting can tear the damn thing. It happened to me once and the charcoal pellets from inside the filter went all over the shop.
Please put your location in your Profile. Why: It will save time for others as to where you live when you mention local stores, weather, tobacco prices, availability, regulations, location of photos, wildfires, air quality, etc. In many instances that saves time for those who read your posts, and for you in not having to reply to inquiries. . How:
Under your avatar, (top right, left most of three symbols) you choose "Account Details", which brings up "My Account". "My Location" is halfway down. Whatever you're comfortable with- town, city, county, state. province, etc.