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02-25-2002 03:42 PM
Adrian Sean, thanks for the link - I'll certainly give them a try.
02-25-2002 02:52 PM
striblue Sean... I am tying all my flies for the spring and summer with the varivas hooks.. I have not field tested them by would be very surprised if they were not good... Sharp as you get.
02-25-2002 02:27 PM
ssully Adrian,

Take a look a Varivas hooks. I'm going to be giving them a try soon.
http://64.115.7.50/pages/prodes.asp?...e=Hooks&page=3

02-14-2002 05:40 PM
jimS Adrian, my hero, Lefty Kreh, has an excellent article on circle hooks in the March issue of Fly Fisherman. In essence he states that circle hooks will drastically increase hook-ups with many bottom-feeding species such as bonefish, redfish, permit, and flounder. Its a good read.
02-14-2002 03:21 PM
Adrian
Circle Hooks for Bonefish

Since this has appeared on the Spey pages and Stiper board I thought I would post here also.

I've had deep hooking problems with small flies on J hooks on bones in the past and plan to try circles this coming April.

Eagle Claw seem to have a good range of sizes and weights:

http://www.eagleclaw.com/Pages/hooks8.html

Does anyone have any experience with Circle hooks on Bones or Tarpon, Snook, Permit etc?

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