Re: Sharp Hooks catch more fish


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Posted by Phil Ewanicki on 2019-02-06 10:05:03 in reply to Re: Sharp Hooks catch more fish posted by Dan Blanton on 2019-02-05 18:35:47

I too sharpened tree " hooks" to an acute triangle point - the wider flattened side kept the hook from "kicking out". I sharpen my fish hooks the same way - with the wide side of the triangle facing away from the hook shank. It only takes a couple of strokes from a diamond hook hone. I test my hooks while fishing. If they slide along my thumbnail I give them a 10-second touch up.


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