Guess I just don't understand why you would do this? Most soft plastics cost around $.30 each, these days. Hooks cost between $1-$2. So would you be cutting off and re-tying every time you lost or tore up a plastic? Makes no sense to me, rust or not.
"Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out" - Zachary Troy Schrah - a young man with vision far beyond his years.