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The most popular fishing hooks used today.
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Hooks and Jigs has a huge supply of the most popular, razor sharp, strong and powerful fishing hooks used today. These types of hooks include jig, worm, treble, circle, weedless and barbless hooks. The brand of hooks we carry are Gamakatsu, Owner, Strike King, Lindy, Leland, South Bend, Matzuo, Venom, Lazor Trokar, Daiichi, Mustad, Eagle Claw, Mister Twister and Vision.
Hooks come in a variety of shapes, sizes and types for specific fishing situations and methods. Specific hooks are used and recommended whether fishing for panfish, crappie, bass, walleye, pike, catfish, trout, salmon and so on.
Jig hooks are usually dressed with a soft-plastic tube and/or tipped with live bait, such as a minnow shad or night crawler. Smaller jig hooks with a molded jig head on them can be tipped with a grub or wax worm. These hooks are typical used for jigging for panfish and all game fish including bluegill, perch, crappie, bass, walleye and sometimes muskie and pike.
Worm hooks are extremely strong, powerful and penetrate very easily. Usually, but not always, texas-rigged (tip of hook inserted into the body of worm, lizard or any other plastic bait to make weedless) and can be fished in open water or in dense cover, such as, weeds, logs, rocks or lily pads.
Treble hooks provide extreme hooking potential and are usually used on artificial baits, such as, crankbaits and spinners. They are also used by fisherman who load them up with some type of cut bait and fish for catfish and other bottom feeders.
Circle hooks are sharp and provide extreme hooking penetration. Typically, but not always, used by bait fisherman as well.
Weedless hooks usually but not always, have a weed guard protecting the tip. They are designed for fishing live bait and soft plastics in weeds, logs, rocks or lily pads.
Barbless hooks are good to use if you don't want to keep or hurt the fish, and in some fisheries, are required to use to fish for specific species of trout and salmon.
Salmon or steelhead hooks are strong and powerful hooks. Typically used by fisherman who fish in rivers or saltwater for different species of trout, salmon and steelhead.
In summary, there are a lot of fishing hooks out there today to choose from and it can be very difficult to pick the right one for your fishing adventure. Hopefully, the different types of hooks listed above and their use for each one will make it easier for you to choose the right one.
Good luck and good fishing!!
Added: Sat Jan 21 2012
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