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What IS the BEST HOOK

WHAT IS THE BEST HOOK  

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  1. 1. WHAT IS THE BEST HOOK

    • korda wide gape
      44
    • korda longshank x
      20
    • ESP raptor
      28
    • nash fang
      15
    • Carp-R-Us Nailers
      8
    • Hutchy Muggas
      7
    • Gardner Talon Tips
      3


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WOT IS THE BEST HOOK

 

size 7 barbel hooks fantastic.

god knows why they call them barbel hooks

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WOT IS THE BEST HOOK

 

size 7 barbel hooks fantastic.

god knows why they call them barbel hooks

 

Is that the Super Specialist Hook as they used to be called?

 

I used to use them years ago and they were Mega Sharp. The only problem I had was the Lake I was fishing some of the Gravel was so severe it would take the Point off almost every cast!

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WOT IS THE BEST HOOK

 

size 7 barbel hooks fantastic.

god knows why they call them barbel hooks

 

Is that the Super Specialist Hook as they used to be called?

 

I used to use them years ago and they were Mega Sharp. The only problem I had was the Lake I was fishing some of the Gravel was so severe it would take the Point off almost every cast!

No Nick its a new hook not the same as the supers these are teflon coated as mega strong well worth a look at in size 10/11/12.

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Korda Longshanks

 

never lost a fish

 

i think it may be down to using the right rig for the right hook.

 

you are always going to get a few bad hooks in a pack from time to time because they are massed produced in factories.

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I use Kamasan Animal or Drennan Specimen, not tried many others to be honest. I did go through a patch of different hooks but no idea what they all were... always went back to Drennan Specimen in the end.

 

I might give these Longshanks or these Wide Gape a look now though.

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Used to swear by ESP Raptors, but had LOADS of them "open up" or end up blunt far sooner than they should.

 

So I switched to Korda Wide Gape, not had any trouble with these.

 

Was at the tackle shop the other day looking for some Korda's in size 10, but he didn't have any. :cry:

 

Spotted some of them "New" (??? :? , well I've never seen them before) Fox Arma-Point hooks, they looked good, so I buyed myself some. Bought them in size 8 though, as they looked about the size of the korda size 10's :? ???

 

Can't comment yet, as I haven't actually used them.

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yep especially like both the Korda's and ESP and the Drennan barbel hooks

 

and how about Nash pattern 2.

 

Drennan sedge hooks, small and a bit delicate but very light and sharp. Not to be used near anything to snaggy!

 

Anyone know where I can get any size 8 Nash pattern 2's

 

Please

 

There are a lot of very good hooks sharp , strong and not too heavy.

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Ashima rds-3 size 6 are the best hooks I've found to get decent fish out of snaggy areas,I found some on ebay at £3.99 for 30! usually £3.00 for 10,and they were the real m'coy .But like whats been said before,it depends what rig I'm using.

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Used to swear by ESP Raptors, but had LOADS of them "open up" or end up blunt far sooner than they should.

 

So I switched to Korda Wide Gape, not had any trouble with these.

 

I use ESP Big T Raptors for 95% of my fishingcos i prefer a straight pointed hook but agree that they can get blunt quick but i suppose that can be said for most hooks really. You cant do anything about it if they get dinked on a twig, stone or bit of gravel when the carp are moving over your end tackle.

 

But when im using a silt rig i use Korda Wide Gapes due to the inturned point.

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