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#11582355 - 05/04/16 08:53 AM Angle of the hookeye ??
pigboy Offline
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Registered: 07/24/10
Posts: 44
Your thoughts on the angle like on a fle-fly(45 ?) as compared to a conventional 90 that I see on most jigs.

Thanks, JB in WTexas

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#11582428 - 05/04/16 09:19 AM Re: Angle of the hookeye ?? [Re: pigboy]
larry mays Offline
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Registered: 11/24/14
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Loc: Winnsboro, Texas
The only thing it does drop the tail of the jig down more than the 90 hooks. If you can get the fle-fly hooks with the lead out front it would be o k but may mess up the lower pull of the 45 hook. I have tried this with bigger hooks for dock shooting using 30,35,45, and the 60 degrees but never did find one that the jig tail would stay up to look real.

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