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#11373941 - 01/27/16 11:47 AM Punch Bait Hook Size ?
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
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Just seeing what hook size and does the time of the year make any difference on hook size?

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#11374024 - 01/27/16 12:24 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
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Loc: Whitehouse, Texas
#4 Treble used year around with Danny King's Punch Bait.
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#11374623 - 01/27/16 03:58 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
Big Zee Offline
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Registered: 02/05/08
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Loc: East Yegua
#2 treble.
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#11374824 - 01/27/16 05:27 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
Burgerboy Offline
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Registered: 03/27/14
Posts: 123
Loc: Aubrey
I use a number 6 treble year round for my channel catfish.

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#11375064 - 01/27/16 07:07 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
7777 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/08
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Loc: Natural Dam America
#4 or #6 will work well for punch bait.
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#11375349 - 01/27/16 08:37 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
Gary Paris Offline
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Registered: 05/19/04
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Loc: Quitman, TX
I use #6 trebles but sometimes go to a #8 if the get finicky. You use less bait and catch more fish.

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#11376406 - 01/28/16 10:12 AM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
taterpop Offline
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Thanks what I deal with are early spring fish that are larger in size but they bite lite.After the spawn and hot weather sets in then it's like nothing but peckers, eater fish and they do just that peck I have been using a #6 but thought about droping down to a #8 . Thanks

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#11379142 - 01/29/16 12:07 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
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Loc: Weatherford, TX
6
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#11379162 - 01/29/16 12:18 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
ChuChu1 Offline
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Loc: Gonzales, Tx
4,6,or 8 depending on how the bite is.
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#11381232 - 01/30/16 06:58 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
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How bad do inhale the #8 treble hooks how deep ?

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#11381238 - 01/30/16 07:03 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
Gary Paris Offline
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I don't have much problem with them getting the bait deep with #8's. If my customers are missing them on #6's then I know to switch. Normally they are hooked in the top or side of the mouth just as they are with the 6's.

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#11381345 - 01/30/16 08:13 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
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I use ano 4 treble hook all the time
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#11387187 - 02/02/16 04:07 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: Gary Paris]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
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Thanks Gary I poped bid on Ebay and won a few so I'm going to give the #8s a try.
Originally Posted By: Gary Paris
I don't have much problem with them getting the bait deep with #8's. If my customers are missing them on #6's then I know to switch. Normally they are hooked in the top or side of the mouth just as they are with the 6's.

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#11387277 - 02/02/16 04:46 PM Re: Punch Bait Hook Size ? [Re: taterpop]
Big Sam Offline
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Registered: 08/20/08
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Loc: Arkansas
#4 & #6 usually fish
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