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#11825588 - 09/12/16 08:43 PM Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks
PowerLizard Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I have been using Owner Offset Shank hooks for Texas rigged worms and lizards for over a decade. Do you prefer the Twistlock screw-on style hooks where the worm is essentially screwed into the hook?

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#11825646 - 09/12/16 09:12 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
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My preference
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#11825649 - 09/12/16 09:13 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
the skipper Online   content
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Loc: nederland, TX
I only use screw locks on swimbait. Everything else is offset or straight shank

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#11825695 - 09/12/16 09:24 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: the skipper]
jbcarroll3000 Online   content
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Originally Posted By: the skipper
I only use screw locks on swimbait. Everything else is offset or straight shank


Yup.

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#11825724 - 09/12/16 09:31 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Im RICK JAMES Online   happy
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Straight shank
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#11825728 - 09/12/16 09:33 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Brent S Online   content
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I use them for toads, creatures, craws, and swimbaits.
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#11826140 - 09/13/16 08:00 AM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
collincountytx Online   content
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Swim baits and frogs on twist locks. Also, twist lock keel weighted hook on creatures that flap, ring fry's, and flukes over deep grass.

Everything else straight shank or offset.
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#11826166 - 09/13/16 08:08 AM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
BMCD Online   content
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Registered: 11/01/02
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There are advantages to using that style of hook. I use shaky heads, twistlock, weighted hooks for my trigs.

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#11826426 - 09/13/16 10:04 AM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Brent S Online   content
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For finesse Fishing, keeping the weight and hook attached increases sensitivity. If you separate the weight from the hook, then you have two separate pieces creating feedback to your rod.
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#11826630 - 09/13/16 12:00 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: Brent S]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Originally Posted By: Brent S
I use them for toads, creatures, craws, and swimbaits.


+1 and I also use them on flukes.

I use offset hooks on all baits that I throw with a slip sinker.


Edited by ezbassin (09/13/16 12:00 PM)

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