Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
whunt, CRUTLUC2018, Joseph65, FredFishingTX, Chris Davis 25
105888 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86292
hopalong 78495
Pilothawk 75131
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 65027
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58460
Tritonman 57634
LoneStarSon® 53386
SkeeterRonnie 53007
facebook
Forum Stats
105888 Members
60 Forums
854496 Topics
12170096 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11825588 - 09/12/16 08:43 PM Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks
PowerLizard Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1982
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?

Top
#11825646 - 09/12/16 09:12 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Brent S Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 2850
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake


My preference
_________________________
Brent Shimanek

Top
#11825649 - 09/12/16 09:13 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
the skipper Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2446
Loc: nederland, TX
I only use screw locks on swimbait. Everything else is offset or straight shank

Top
#11825695 - 09/12/16 09:24 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: the skipper]
jbcarroll3000 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 820
Loc: Denton, TX
Originally Posted By: the skipper
I only use screw locks on swimbait. Everything else is offset or straight shank


Yup.

Top
#11825724 - 09/12/16 09:31 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Im RICK JAMES Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/13/09
Posts: 1041
Loc: Alvord,tx
Straight shank
_________________________
Fully sponsored by my mom

2015 Skeeter ZX225

Top
#11825728 - 09/12/16 09:33 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Brent S Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 2850
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
I use them for toads, creatures, craws, and swimbaits.
_________________________
Brent Shimanek

Top
#11826140 - 09/13/16 08:00 AM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
collincountytx Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 12662
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.
_________________________

Top
#11826166 - 09/13/16 08:08 AM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
BMCD Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3825
Loc: Katy, Texas US
There are advantages to using that style of hook. I use shaky heads, twistlock, weighted hooks for my trigs.

Top
#11826426 - 09/13/16 10:04 AM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: PowerLizard]
Brent S Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 2850
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
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.
_________________________
Brent Shimanek

Top
#11826630 - 09/13/16 12:00 PM Re: Offset Shank hooks vs. Twistlock hooks [Re: Brent S]
ezbassin Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12809
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)

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide