Snelling Circle Hooks

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Snelling Circle Hooks

Post by deepblack » Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:27 pm

Hi All,
Just thought that those of you who tow gars around or switchbait may be interested in this article I found on catch rates of J hooks versus Circles versus Snelled Circles.

http://www.fishing.sh/htmfiles/hookrepo ... lling.html

I have played around with snelling circles a bit and just by pulling a snelled versus crimped hook through the web of my thumb and forefinger I discovered that for some reason having the hook stiff to the mono at an angle gives the hook a distinct tendency to go for the bottom of the web ie. where the sweet spot is on the jaw hinge of a fish. 8)

For those of you who don't know how to snell a hook here is the fastest and easiest way to do it, excuse the tutor he's from Kentucky... :rofl:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukzfzws2 ... r_embedded
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Re: Snelling Circle Hooks

Post by BarraBase » Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:55 pm

Great advice deepblack, thanks for the links ..
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Re: Snelling Circle Hooks

Post by Faulksy » Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:37 pm

As above that is a really interesting info which I am keen to give a try.

thanks

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