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barbless hooks #10663957 03/03/15 03:58 PM
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Any of you guys use barbless when fishing minnows for crappie?

I bought a pack by accident last weekend and was wondering what to expect.

Gotta remember to take my glasses into the store with me form now on. smile

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Re: barbless hooks [Re: ou.sooner] #10663998 03/03/15 04:15 PM
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You will still boat 95% of the fish you hook if you keep the tension. BUT the real light hit you aren't sure about at first will be able to spit it easier. I used them for a couple of years and it made me a better fisherman overall having to pay better attention to the strike.


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Re: barbless hooks [Re: ou.sooner] #10664073 03/03/15 04:42 PM
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...if your using a float.....your going to lose minnows.

Re: barbless hooks [Re: Beltonbanger®] #10664094 03/03/15 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted By: Beltonbanger®
...if your using a float.....your going to lose minnows.


Yep, with or without the cork. The barb was originally designed as a bait keeper and not a fish keeper...


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Re: barbless hooks [Re: ou.sooner] #10664451 03/03/15 06:52 PM
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You need to buy more minnows for sure.


Re: barbless hooks [Re: ou.sooner] #10664678 03/03/15 08:14 PM
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I think you guys have convinced me............going back to the store with my glasses on this time!

Thank You.

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