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Old 12-06-2003, 08:33 PM
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Two hooks aren't necessarily better than one; in fact, a surer hook set can be made with a single hook point. The same force applied to a single hook would be halved and spread out over a double hook.

I'm not criticizing here....I just think that there is a common misconception that the more hooks, the better. This is especially true with spin fishermen. Most of the very experienced spin fishermen that I know replace the rear trebles on their plugs with single hooks in order to get better hooksets.

Not only will single hooks get better hook sets, but the fish you catch and release will thank you for using them too. They're far easier on the fish than doubles or triples.

At any rate, I think that your deceivers should have no problems attracting the fish.
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