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What Is The Best Hook For Skinny Dippers Or Other Soft Swimbaits?


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#1 SmokeRise1

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Posted July 26 2012 - 02:34 PM

I been using EWG hooks lately but I'm wondering if hook-up ratio will increase by switching to some other worm hook.

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Posted July 26 2012 - 02:40 PM

I just slit the belly on all my swimbaits. It eliminates the need for a super wide gap hook. I also use swimbait hooks too, because they can come keel weighted, and they have the screw in for the nose.
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Posted July 26 2012 - 02:41 PM

6/0 Owner Beast

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Posted July 26 2012 - 03:58 PM

5/0 Trokar or owner

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Posted July 26 2012 - 05:09 PM

Owner makes a good hook I try to use a size that goes about half the length of the bait and something with a screw in bait keeper

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Posted July 26 2012 - 10:40 PM

Used to use the Owner Beast, but have converted to the Moaner hook for 99% of my soft swimbaits. Great hook, awesome price.
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Posted July 27 2012 - 12:02 AM

I use the owner beasts also. But I have been using Trokars for some other applications and I got to tell ya those hook are sticky. I am waiting on some swimbait hooks now.

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Posted July 28 2012 - 09:35 AM

Also, when I started using braid for skinny dippers my hooking percentage went way up. I generally prefer a light keel weighted hook.

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Posted July 28 2012 - 09:37 AM

Used to use the Owner Beast, but have converted to the Moaner hook for 99% of my soft swimbaits. Great hook, awesome price.


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