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Is a number 4 bronze 4x treble hook too thick for white bass? #13725773 10/10/20 01:38 AM
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Today i ordered me a silver glitter shad from rsr lures but i chose the bronze number 4 4x treble hook and was wondering if its too thick and will rip out of a sandbass mouth when i set the hook ?

Re: Is a number 4 bronze 4x treble hook too thick for white bass? [Re: Catfanman] #13725914 10/10/20 05:15 AM
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It will work, I personally replace trebles with singles, or cut one or two of the hooks off the treble and mash the barb flat.

Re: Is a number 4 bronze 4x treble hook too thick for white bass? [Re: Catfanman] #13725917 10/10/20 05:24 AM
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The number 4 will work fine. I use the same size on my slabs, but like TCK said I break off one barb and make it a double. Those white bass like to thrash around way too much for me.

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Re: Is a number 4 bronze 4x treble hook too thick for white bass? [Re: Catfanman] #13726145 10/10/20 03:18 PM
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It's a great hook size in my opinion. We use 4x vmc treble hooks on all our slabs to prevent the hooks bendin when I'm taking the customer's fish off.



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