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#12369441 - 08/02/17 10:55 AM Do you make your jig hooks barbless?
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I'd be curious to know how many jig makers make their hooks barbless. Let us know.
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#12369469 - 08/02/17 11:05 AM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Just the opposite.

On most of my personal jigs, I have switched to a hook with a bigger barb.

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#12369638 - 08/02/17 01:06 PM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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No. If you're not doing catch and release, what would be the benefit?

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#12369649 - 08/02/17 01:14 PM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: REDGUN]
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Originally Posted By: REDGUN
Just the opposite.

On most of my personal jigs, I have switched to a hook with a bigger barb.

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#12370113 - 08/02/17 06:54 PM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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squeeze the barb down with needle nose pliers.. hmmm

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#12370850 - 08/03/17 09:45 AM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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No I don't!

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#12373485 - 08/05/17 08:05 AM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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No sir, mine stay open... But if I were fishing water that required it, I would not have a problem with it.
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#12376220 - 08/07/17 02:00 PM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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I have enough trouble getting them in the boat already.

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#12381710 - 08/11/17 08:29 AM Re: Do you make your jig hooks barbless? [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Never....that's what forceps were made for.

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