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#11381538 - 01/30/16 09:39 PM Hooks for juglines???
Dadsthatlove2fish Offline
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Registered: 08/10/15
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What are the best hooks and size for free floating juglines?
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#11381548 - 01/30/16 09:42 PM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
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Registered: 07/15/07
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Loc: West Tx no. of waco
All depends on bait size, big bait big hook like 10/0
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#11381875 - 01/31/16 08:01 AM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
ajpp Offline
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I use 5 and 6 eagle claw circle hooks.

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#11381884 - 01/31/16 08:09 AM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
Don G Offline
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Registered: 06/14/11
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Loc: Comanche County, Texas
Team Catfish 8/0 double action. Catches big cats as well as eaters, a 1.5 to 2 pound cat has no trouble getting a 8/0 hook in their mouth.
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#11381917 - 01/31/16 08:38 AM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
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8/0 Gamakatsu Octopus on mine. They are strong and will catch about any size.
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#11382060 - 01/31/16 10:16 AM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
Dadsthatlove2fish Offline
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Registered: 08/10/15
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I just wanted to confirm because I was told get 4/0 or 5/0 circle hooks.

As far as depths...what are the best depths to make them 10 to 15 ft deep.
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#11382322 - 01/31/16 02:54 PM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
Nathan at Fork Offline
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Registered: 06/18/07
Posts: 2567
Loc: Emory, TX
Depends on your bait really. If you plan on hooking some live perch, go big. When you see an 8/0 circle hook in the side of the mouth of a 70 lbs flathead, it looks tiny, lol. An 8/0 hook doesnt have any trouble hooking a small catfish, but a small hook may have trouble with a very large catfish.
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#11382453 - 01/31/16 04:47 PM Re: Hooks for juglines??? [Re: Dadsthatlove2fish]
Big Zee Offline
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Registered: 02/05/08
Posts: 1935
Loc: East Yegua
For free floating jugs I set mine at 8ft. I also use 7/0 circle hooks.
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