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#11777592 - 08/15/16 07:11 AM Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks !
Mikewhite121313 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/02/16
Posts: 5
I have bought a few different hook sizes , but the mustad 15/0 circle hook has a vary small gap , it's hard to imagine that hooking around a jaw . Should I buy wide gap 15/0 hooks ? What's every ones favorite ?

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#11778701 - 08/15/16 04:24 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
Uncle Zeek Offline
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Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 18029
Loc: Lewisville
I'm rather fond of Mustad Sea Demon circle hooks, but not sure if they're made that large. For what it's worth, the most important feature in my experience is an offset circle hook, even with a small gap.
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#11778821 - 08/15/16 05:52 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
CDF Offline
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Registered: 11/21/10
Posts: 102
Loc: arlington
I've had good luck with gamakatsu octopus 8/0 offset circle fishing for bull reds and have pulled many sharks to the boat with them also.

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#11778959 - 08/15/16 07:12 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
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Registered: 06/18/16
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Loc: Galv. Cnty
I don't target Big Reds but I have used 4/0 Trebles for many years....Carolina rigged on bottom. No problem. 30#-40# Fluro Leader Material, 30# mainline
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#11779059 - 08/15/16 08:03 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
lite-liner Offline
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Registered: 07/01/04
Posts: 6456
Loc: Fulton, Texas
my favorite-Owner Super Mutu, ringed if you can find them

Mustad demon galvanized (7861, I think), I see these by the box-full on guide boats.

OTI circle hooks are excellent, but rot quickly in salt environment (as designed),
& not a wide variety of sizes.

Zack is right, look for a good point to shank offset, good steel, etc
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#11779501 - 08/16/16 07:31 AM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
Mikewhite121313 Offline
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Registered: 08/02/16
Posts: 5
Thank you every one !

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#11798917 - 08/26/16 04:48 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
MathGeek Offline
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Registered: 02/03/16
Posts: 187
7/0 offset J hooks
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#11801645 - 08/28/16 06:50 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
Mark's Fence Repair Offline
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Registered: 01/24/12
Posts: 1420
Loc: Arlington Texas
Bull red needs a big hook I have had luck also with the oversize treble hook 6 ounce weight and 80 pound test line
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#11801731 - 08/28/16 07:45 PM Re: Hook size/ brand , for bull reds and Sharks ! [Re: Mikewhite121313]
Capt. Michael Littlejohn Offline
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Standard 8/0 Gama will work great.
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