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Old 05-11-2000, 02:08 PM
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RE:hooking flesh

just crush the barbs, I heard Lefty Kreh speak last month, and he said, "even though you'll lose a few more of the fish that bite, you'll land more fish going barbless. because your barb will keep you from setting the hook on many" (not a direct quote, but close enough). then you'll be able to pull those hooks right out. i can attest to the fact that hooks hurt like hell in flesh. clousters and deceivers on 1/0 hooks, OUCH!!! but they at least came right out. Tom
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