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  1. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    You would have thought that with how fast the world is advancing that fishing hooks would have had some sort of upgrade would have happened but they haven't really changed their shape in well... ever. And yes I understand 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it' but honestly it could be better. How? I...
  2. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi guys, I thought I'd share something which will help a lot of you guys. Hook sharpening is something a lot of us don't think about, we just buy new hooks and throw them away when blunt. However, it only takes a couple of casts and the points contacting shingle, rocks, a pier railing or...
  3. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hello everyone, I am looking to go fishing Thursday evening, My target is to fingers crossed catch thornback ray, i have pre tied my rigs of which are pulley rigs with a single size 3/0 Aberdeen hook. My trouble is I can not decide weather to offset the hooks using pliers or not. I understand...
  4. The Bass Lure Forum
    Hi all I'm looking for advice on the best hooks for rigging 5" Senko. I'll be fishing off Chesil beach for bass, but also some rocky ground nearer to where I live at Osmington. Also how far can you cast those things, I have a 9" spinning rod. Thx
  5. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Going to Norway soon and need some good strong hooks in sizes 4/0 to 8/0. Basically I normally use sakuma manta extras and although like other people I have had them snap I still have confidence in them as I believe they only snap when the point of the hook is stuck in a rock etc. I have never...
  6. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    I'd be interested to know if anyone out there has had these hooks fail on them when it mattered in the bigger sizes, say 6/0 and above. I have had a couple of 7/0's snap on me lately while rock fishing and a mate has also had a couple snap. Mine snapped below the barb and it began to make me...
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