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#11173251 - 10/19/15 03:31 PM Best Size Worm Hook?
ftwfishing Offline
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Registered: 10/15/15
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What is the best sized work hook for medium sized bass
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#11173282 - 10/19/15 03:46 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: ftwfishing]
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I tend to fish for large sized bass myself...usually a 3/0 Owner wide gap hook for me....
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#11173285 - 10/19/15 03:47 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: ftwfishing]
Bill Durham Offline
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Since you asked about Senkos in your other question, I assume that is what you are asking about here. 3/0 is the size for the best action from the bait. If that isn't what you are asking, not sure what you really mean? I have caught bass up to 5lbs on a #6 split shot drop shot hook.

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#11173291 - 10/19/15 03:51 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: ftwfishing]
june-bug Offline
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Depends on the size and or thickness of the bait for me. I'm not using a small hook on a big ole thick bait,.

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#11173304 - 10/19/15 03:58 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: ftwfishing]
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4/0
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#11173311 - 10/19/15 04:00 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: june-bug]
senko9S Offline
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Loc: Bedford, TX
Originally Posted By: june-bug
Depends on the size and or thickness of the bait for me. I'm not using a small hook on a big ole thick bait,.

^^^ what he said.
there is no such thing as best. shank size depends on the length of the bait, gap size depends on the thickness.
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#11173315 - 10/19/15 04:02 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: june-bug]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
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Originally Posted By: june-bug
Depends on the size and or thickness of the bait for me. I'm not using a small hook on a big ole thick bait,.


this

I use anything from 3/0-7/0 depending on the bait

A 4/0 should be a good number for most baits

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#11173377 - 10/19/15 04:34 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: ftwfishing]
Burgerboy Offline
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Registered: 03/27/14
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Loc: Aubrey
A 3/0 for a 6 inch worm, a 4/0 for a 7 inch worm. a 5/0 -6/0 for the 8-10 inch is what I have read in a good detailed book.

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#11173393 - 10/19/15 04:42 PM Re: Best Size Worm Hook? [Re: senko9S]
epicoutdoors Offline
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Registered: 02/18/08
Posts: 1945
Loc: On The Water NE Texas
Originally Posted By: senko9S
Originally Posted By: june-bug
Depends on the size and or thickness of the bait for me. I'm not using a small hook on a big ole thick bait,.

^^^ what he said.
there is no such thing as best. shank size depends on the length of the bait, gap size depends on the thickness.


Simple as that^^^

You may consider a straight shank or an off-set shank also.
Make sure you use a good quality hook! I like Owner.

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