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Old 02-15-2000, 04:35 PM
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RE:Circle Hooks

For flies, I feel it only makes a diff if they swallow the hook a lot. I guess the same holds true for bait, but that's not in question here.

I fish crab flies alot, and the bass get them to the crushing plates in the rear of the throat right away. Thus I have experienced a higher number of deep hookings with crab flies than with sand eels or juvies. There might be two reasons - (1) I am moving the fish flies faster (2) the reason I theorized above.

I even tried setting as fast as possible but still got some deep sets. I am trying circle hooks for crab flies this year, will let you know!

Juro
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