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#12411919 - 09/02/17 09:27 PM Top 3 hook choices for heavier line/rods
James Niggemeyer Offline

Registered: 03/28/05
Posts: 280
Loc: Van, TX.
So many hook styles out there. Below is a quick video which helps simplify the hook selection process for soft plastics (when heavier rods and line).

Good fishing!
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#12413427 - 09/04/17 07:00 AM Re: Top 3 hook choices for heavier line/rods [Re: James Niggemeyer]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 45285
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Good information. Thanks for sharing. cheers

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#12413871 - 09/04/17 04:05 PM Re: Top 3 hook choices for heavier line/rods [Re: James Niggemeyer]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1951
Loc: Texas
Excellent! I'd like to see more of this, James. So often, the issue of matching a hook to a lure just isn't discussed.

One example is the Yamamoto Fat Ika, a great plastic lure with a very fat and very heavy plastic. What to use, what to use. Its body is relatively stubby then the tentacles, of course, so if you select a larger hook to leave some "bite room" for the fish to press down on, too large a hook might exceed the length of the body.

This is one of many examples where more information would be helpful.


#12414492 - 09/04/17 11:27 PM Re: Top 3 hook choices for heavier line/rods [Re: James Niggemeyer]
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Love videos like these. Good job. woot


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