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#12274607 - 06/01/17 11:56 PM Topwater Hooks
FishWrangler2 Offline
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Registered: 03/31/16
Posts: 144
Last week I was letting one of my friends borrow a topwater lure as we were chasing stripers. He observed that my hooks were rusty, and I need to trade them out. As a result, I bought a bunch of treble hooks today that I plan on putting on my topwaters. Where my question is, I decided to go with pretty small hooks (size 6) as opposed to larger hooks (I think they typically come with 1-3s). My rational is that if I have smaller hooks, there will be a better chance of getting more hooks in the fish and getting a better set. What are your thoughts? Regardless, it should make it nicer for sandies.

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#12274623 - 06/02/17 12:56 AM Re: Topwater Hooks [Re: FishWrangler2]
scruboak Offline
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Registered: 03/11/03
Posts: 1289
Loc: Cisco,tx
I figure hooks came size they did to balance the bait . I may be wrong wouldn't be the first time.

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#12275170 - 06/02/17 10:49 AM Re: Topwater Hooks [Re: FishWrangler2]
RANDY WOOD Online   content
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I just sharpen my rusty red fin hooks with a file. At PK a big fish takes the Red Fin with her to the Trees any way about once every two weeks.
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#12275187 - 06/02/17 10:57 AM Re: Topwater Hooks [Re: FishWrangler2]
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