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What hooks are on the Pointer 78? I have a few in desperate need of new hooks. I know they are very suseptable to to tuning. What hooks? 

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They generally come with a size 6 VMC.  I have only replaced a few over the years and I like Owners Stinger Treble hook just a little bit better, same size.   They are just a bit thicker and more durable but they don't seem heavier.  They are definitely sharper (like bone crushing sharp).   

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Get a DEERING 10 Gram scale (purchase on-line or a smoke shop). Weigh the Pointer's treble hook. Buy a selection of hooks that look like they are the same. Weigh each to see who "wins"!

 

Yes, the Pointer is a suspending lure - you must get the hook replacement right. Likely have to settle on a slow sink or slow float. Your line is also a factor in how it slow floats or sinks (fluoro/mono), and can help in the matrix of getting the suspension you want. You may find a hook that is so close to the original that you'll have no worries.

 

Karl

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I replace mine with a Gamakatsu Short Shank Round Bend Magic Eye #6.

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I don’t know if they will get the weight right but Owner St-41s are the stickiest sharp hooks I have ever used. If you can combine them with the right size split rings to get it to suspend they are gold in my opinion. 

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I put Owner ST 36 #6 on mine. 

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4 hours ago, fishballer06 said:

I replace mine with a Gamakatsu Short Shank Round Bend Magic Eye #6.

I love those hooks! 

 

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Check Ebay Lucky Craft replacement hooks should be sold there. They are Vmc hooks but are chemically treated by Daichi. 

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