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#11512833 - 03/30/16 09:59 PM Hook storage
RedShadWorm Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/25/11
Posts: 182
Loc: Dallas
I'm a reasonably organized guy, at least with my tackle. Most all is in Plano boxes that are labeled. Soft plastics are in bins that are labeled.

What do you do for hooks? I'd prefer to keep them in original packaging and dislike the zip binders. Any Plano boxes that work?

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#11512848 - 03/30/16 10:10 PM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
TwoLakes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 841
Loc: Texarkana, AR
I just bought the plano 3741 waterproof utility box from academy for this exact reason. It's deeper than the regular plano boxes and I plan to store my hooks/tungsten/pitching/shakey heads/swing heads etc. in the original packages. I'm tired of removing everything from the packages and putting it all together.

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#11512854 - 03/30/16 10:12 PM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
NickHasty Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/11/11
Posts: 1316
Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
try a bass mafia bait coffin, keeps my terminal tackle bone dry...

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#11513131 - 03/31/16 06:54 AM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
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Registered: 11/02/14
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I keep hooks in a Plano 3700 sized box. Don't know the model number. It has a rubber gasket and three compression latches. Keeps stuff really dry and doesn't let the little hooks slip over the dividers and run away. Lol.
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#11513148 - 03/31/16 07:04 AM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
GRUMPS Online   content
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Registered: 08/23/12
Posts: 146
Loc: Rhome, TX & Lake Fork
I keep mine in a Trokar box I got from tackle warehouse. Best thing I have found.

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#11513248 - 03/31/16 07:49 AM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
WCGunns Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/06/11
Posts: 417
Loc: Northern DFW, Texas
I've got one of the newer rust stopper 3700 boxes. I can't remember the brand. They are great for my crank baits but for my hooks it's not so good. They end up all over the place and mixed up. Need a new hook box.

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#11513277 - 03/31/16 08:04 AM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
klockness Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 209
Loc: College Station, TX
One thing to try is putting them on a safety pin. Just slip the eyes on a safety pin and latch it. Keeps the hooks of the same size together and keeps them from going all over the place if they aren't in the package.

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#11513371 - 03/31/16 08:38 AM Re: Hook storage [Re: klockness]
TwoLakes Offline
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Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 841
Loc: Texarkana, AR
Good safety pin tip.

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#11514758 - 03/31/16 07:44 PM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
ironmike Offline
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Registered: 01/12/06
Posts: 294
Loc: Saginaw
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#11514774 - 03/31/16 07:50 PM Re: Hook storage [Re: TwoLakes]
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Originally Posted By: TwoLakes
Good safety pin tip.

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#11517254 - 04/01/16 10:23 PM Re: Hook storage [Re: RedShadWorm]
beans FFL Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/20/09
Posts: 387
Loc: rowlett
ive always liked keeping mine in old pill bottles same with swivels beads never a problem of hooks floating around to other spots and easy to label never had a problem with rust ether
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#11517265 - 04/01/16 10:29 PM Re: Hook storage [Re: beans FFL]
Hobbs McAvoy Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 337
Loc: Bullard, TX
Originally Posted By: beans FFL
ive always liked keeping mine in old pill bottles same with swivels beads never a problem of hooks floating around to other spots and easy to label never had a problem with rust ether


The viagra pill bottles will keep the hooks from bending as well!

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