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#11032144 - 08/10/15 08:22 AM Hooks???
Bas-ii-tis Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 708
Loc: W.Falls, TX
Any tips yall can share on hook replacements for my deep divers? Thanks guys

PB: LM Bass 8.75

#11032158 - 08/10/15 08:30 AM Re: Hooks??? [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Andrew Y'Barbo Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1192
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Mustard kvd on all cranks. Over size on front standard on back. Sometimes oversize on both to tame the wobble.

#11032162 - 08/10/15 08:32 AM Re: Hooks??? [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
dragonsdaddy Offline

Registered: 03/08/10
Posts: 443
Originally Posted By: Andrew Y'Barbo
Mustard kvd on all cranks. Over size on front standard on back. Sometimes oversize on both to tame the wobble.
mustard? i usually use red if i go with a color.

#11032170 - 08/10/15 08:35 AM Re: Hooks??? [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
SoCal Tom Online   content
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Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 8670
Loc: Garland, TX
KVD Triple Grips

#11032230 - 08/10/15 09:03 AM Re: Hooks??? [Re: Bas-ii-tis]
Mulholland Offline
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Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 1887
Loc: Plano, TX
I like VMC round bend short shanks on most of my larger crankbaits, though I do have Mustad triple grips on my slimmer profile baits. The factory ones are nice, the short-shank triple grips you get a wider hook bend for the same length treble as the factory ones though, so I tend to change out to those as they dull.

I keep a hook file handy and check them regularly as well though.

As much as I love the matzuo j-sickle offset hooks I haven't been tempted enough to change over to sickle trebles yet, not sure they will work out as well... may give them a go soon though just to see

Edited by Mulholland (08/10/15 09:19 AM)


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