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favorite flipping hook #14569235 12/19/22 07:41 PM
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Everybody has their favorite . What is your favorite flipping/punching hook and size?

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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14569236 12/19/22 07:41 PM
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I use a 4/0 Hayabusa FPP the most but adjust hook size based on bait size

Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14569304 12/19/22 08:50 PM
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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14569347 12/19/22 09:21 PM
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5/0 Owner Jungle hook


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Brent S] #14569384 12/19/22 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Brent S
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been my go-to since about 2015 now.


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14569552 12/20/22 12:22 AM
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sproat style, eagle claw in either a 3 or 4 size... i like the lighter wire hook over some of the extreme flipping hooks that are hardened, because when I drive them into some wood/ect. I can pull them free with my 20 to 25 pound Floro or braid and get the weight and hook back, bend them back and sharpen the hook and I'm back in business... in 30+ years I've never lost a fish because the hook gave... so these heavy hardened "flipping" hooks are not the gift... I know we'll hear the "if its not the X brand $3 a piece flipping hook ya just can't fish" story... LOL
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Plain old owner 3,4,5 extra strong, never had a problem


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14569755 12/20/22 04:34 AM
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Gamakatsu Saltwater Series SL12S Fly Hook in 4/0. Been using it for years.[Linked Image]


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14569954 12/20/22 02:26 PM
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Owner Jungle hook. 3/0 or 4/0 according to the bait. Beaver or brush hog..

Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Fish Killer] #14570776 12/21/22 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Fish Killer
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This one



Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Jonah's View] #14570794 12/21/22 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Jonah's View
sproat style, eagle claw in either a 3 or 4 size... i like the lighter wire hook over some of the extreme flipping hooks that are hardened, because when I drive them into some wood/ect. I can pull them free with my 20 to 25 pound Floro or braid and get the weight and hook back, bend them back and sharpen the hook and I'm back in business... in 30+ years I've never lost a fish because the hook gave... so these heavy hardened "flipping" hooks are not the gift... I know we'll hear the "if its not the X brand $3 a piece flipping hook ya just can't fish" story... LOL
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Agree, I use an Owner straight shank in whatever is the appropriate size for the chosen lure. I normally will use the standard wire but sometimes the xxx strong. I can't remember ever losing a fish due to hook failure with the standard wire. The Owner xxx strong are a bit different per size as the regular and often that that is the deciding factor in my hook choice.


Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Fish Killer] #14570958 12/21/22 05:22 PM
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5/0 Owner Jungle hook

Fish Killer got me started on these a couple of years ago. They are the best I can find.


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14571130 12/21/22 07:37 PM
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3/0 and 4/0 H2O flipping hooks. Bulk packs.


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14571827 12/22/22 12:43 PM
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Gamakatsu G-Finesse Hybrid hooks 3/0 and 4/0. These have some sort of coating on them that I really like and the only problem I have had with them is getting fish unhooked when I get them in the boat. They grab hold as well as any hook I have ever used.


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Re: favorite flipping hook [Re: Ricktofish] #14571840 12/22/22 12:51 PM
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If I'm flipping more vertical, owner jungle. If I'm flipping at a distance like sight fishing, owner haymaker or jungle wide gap

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