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Punchers (hooks) #13874408 02/05/21 02:09 AM
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Having a little bit of a tough time finding the perfect punching hook. I lose too many fish on Trokars, Hack attack’s are ok but dull quickly and points roll (slightly). VMC has a weird bend and I’m missing fish on em. What’s your go to? 5/0 or 4/0 for beaver style?

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Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874412 02/05/21 02:12 AM
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Trokars are too sharp for punching. They are GREAT for lighter hook sets. But when you pin a big one under a mat, the fish tend to shake off of those.

I’ve had some better hookup ratios with Academy flipping hooks and 3/0 EWG hooks. They are cheap enough to swap them as often as needed.


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Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874464 02/05/21 02:50 AM
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Owner jungle flipping hook.

Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Statton48] #13874484 02/05/21 03:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Statton48
Owner jungle flipping hook.

What he said!


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Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874490 02/05/21 03:10 AM
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I fish heavy VMC worm hooks with the retention bend. Works great for me.
If the issue is hooked fish throwing the hook, you might want to try changing your weight attachment method and see if that makes a difference.
Fish typically use leverage to throw a hook. Not the hooks fault.

Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874491 02/05/21 03:10 AM
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Minner, have you ever tried the snell knot with a straight shank? I know a lot of the pros swear by it. I personally don’t have any issues getting a good hookset...because I don’t ever get any bites! cry

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I have pretty well switched over to Hayabusa FPP flipping hooks over the past 2 years. I really like them. Great bait keeper too.

Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874512 02/05/21 03:25 AM
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Mustad or Owner jungle flipping hooks for me. Both have really good keepers and stay sharp

Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874732 02/05/21 01:09 PM
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Hayabusa FPP flipping hooks or Owner Jungle flipping hooks for me.


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Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874822 02/05/21 02:11 PM
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Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: grout-scout] #13874961 02/05/21 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Slide_R
Hayabusa FPP flipping hooks or Owner Jungle flipping hooks for me.


Think I’ll give these 2 a try. The mustad grip pins are ok until the bait keeper breaks the weld and starts spinning.
Originally Posted by grout-scout
Minner, have you ever tried the snell knot with a straight shank? I know a lot of the pros swear by it. I personally don’t have any issues getting a good hookset...because I don’t ever get any bites! cry


Yes sir, best flipping knot for sure, it is all I use

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Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Statton48] #13874969 02/05/21 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Statton48
Owner jungle flipping hook.



This right here

Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13874990 02/05/21 03:25 PM
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Come out here to West Texas and problem solved, No grass or matted vegetation to punch through.

Re: Punchers (hooks) [Re: Minner Bucket] #13875634 02/05/21 10:46 PM
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Does anyone ever just buy round bends and make your own keeper with heat shrink or bobbin and thread? Did that with some damiki vipers I used to flip into sticks....but didnt catch anything big or very many where I could say wether it was a good idea or not 🤔

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