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#11504010 - 03/27/16 10:44 AM Flipping Hook
hookedon Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 565
Guys I wanted to see what your opinion is on a good flipping hook? I'm currently throwing the Trokar but man they tear the baits up easily just to thread them on. I may be even doing it wrong so I'm open to any advice or opinions.

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#11504062 - 03/27/16 11:13 AM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Statton48 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/27/12
Posts: 72
Loc: Gilmer, Tx
I use Trokar also

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#11504067 - 03/27/16 11:17 AM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
921 Phoenix Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 1819
Loc: Lake Fork
I agree with you on they tear up more baits but I think the hook up is a little better because you do not have to set the hook as hard. Trade offs

The Gama or owner will do a really good job and not tear up as many baits.

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#11504074 - 03/27/16 11:24 AM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Kyle405 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/26/15
Posts: 210
Loc: Ellis County, Tx.
VMC flipping hook.

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#11504147 - 03/27/16 12:16 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: Kyle405]
Matt1212 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/16/11
Posts: 650
Loc: Pauls Valley, ok
Originally Posted By: Kyle405
VMC flipping hook.
me too. Great keeper and price better than Trokar for my budget

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#11504153 - 03/27/16 12:19 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Ken A. Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 7754
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
The new Owner Jungle Hook is pretty awesome.

I think they make the Zo-Wire stuff from Unobtanium

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#11504164 - 03/27/16 12:25 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
bigbass94 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3177
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Decoy Flippin Hook

This is the only hook I'll ever use for flipping. I've tried Owner, Hayabusa, Gamakatsu, Mustad, Troker, Eagle Claw, everything. Nothing compared to how well this hook performed. First and foremost, the hook is sticky sharp, and it stays sharp fish after fish. The hook point will not bend either, these hooks are STRONG! I really love the hook keeper on this hook too. It always keeps my bait in place and I don't have to use a toothpick or bait buttons. These are by far the best flipping hooks I've ever used.
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#11504363 - 03/27/16 03:14 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Fishing the Bend Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 451
Mustad Grip Pin.
And I am pretty sure I have went through 95% of the flipping hooks.
I am sure someone that knows me on here can vouche for my flipping experience.
I do it 90% of the time. Sometimes I crush em and other times I hang my tail between my legs.
I always swing for the fence.
Just my 2 cents though

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#11504364 - 03/27/16 03:17 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: bigbass94]
Fishing the Bend Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/18/12
Posts: 451
The decoy hook
From the picture of this hook, I would worry about breaking off. I snell my flipping rig 100% of the time and it looks like the barbs on the shaft could be an issue.
But I am just looking at the picture. Never seen it in person


Edited by Fishing the Bend (03/27/16 03:18 PM)

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#11504396 - 03/27/16 03:49 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
SAKS Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 653
I use the VMC and SK Hack Attack. Like them both.

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#11504399 - 03/27/16 03:53 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Dan90210 Online   content
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Registered: 11/18/09
Posts: 23308
Loc: Denton County
Trokars work well for me.
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#11504447 - 03/27/16 04:27 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Len B 1 Online   content
Angler

Registered: 11/06/12
Posts: 255
Loc: Celina Tx
VMC for the price, but get the heavy duty, Trokar when on sale also heavy duty. Have good luck with both.

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#11504456 - 03/27/16 04:31 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
ChanceHuiet Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/05
Posts: 5152
Loc: Liberty
Yeah that decoy hook is more of a straight shank worm hook than an actual flipping hook. Looks to be Snelling that would cause major issues. I use the Trokar Big Nasty
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#11504491 - 03/27/16 04:57 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
James Biggs Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/11/06
Posts: 2589
Loc: DFW area
I like the 4/0 roboworm or the 3/0 owner jungle hook.

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#11504501 - 03/27/16 05:05 PM Re: Flipping Hook [Re: hookedon]
Big Swimbait Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/01/14
Posts: 382
Loc: Irving
My favorite hook for flippin'. His other soft plastic hooks have some great features also.

http://penhooks.com/products/j-hook-1

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