Benefits with toothy critters

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Posted by Martin Bowers on 2011-08-26 08:23:18 in reply to Re: Jig hook fly tying - the benefits of using Jig Hooks for Flies... posted by Dan Blanton on 2011-08-25 22:13:29

Another benefit I've noticed is a reduction in bite offs of heavy fluorocarbon bite tippets when fishing for moderately toothy fish like Spanish mackerel and ladyfish. I suspect that's mostly due to reduced gill hooking and more lip hooking which means the bite tippet doesn't stay in the chomping zone of those teeth.

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