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  1. Eze Lap Diamond Files For Hook & Knife Sharpening

    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...
  2. Offset hook

    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...
  3. Best hooks for 5" Senko for Bass?

    Bass Lure Fishing 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
  4. Varivas big mouth extras help

    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...
  5. Varivas Big Mouth Extra hooks snapping ...

    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...