Types Of Fishing Hooks

In this article we will extend all possible information about hooks and their types. The essential element to catch fish, which sometimes are underestimates and in fact is one of the most important.

Let’s start with a brief introduction, the hook is metal Constitution fishing rig, usually forged steel and curved shaped. In one of its ends, the so-called death, Harpoon, or arrow, ending arrowhead-shaped to drive the fish. The other end can be more or less elongated, with or without eye, will be used to attach fishing line.

The main recommendation is to use quality hooks, do not be guided by the cheap, if you lose a fish to break the hook it will get expensive.

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Parts Of A Hook:

The hooks consist of its tip of arrow, the called death or arrow, the curvature, which will be of a higher or lower opening and allows the fish to turn when the fisherman pull and leg, also more or less long forming the straight hook part, where will attach fishing line or wire rope.

Hooks are fundamental for fishing, since they are in charge of holding the fish. The looping should be tough enough to endure the two great opposing forces that occur, on the one hand pulling power produced by fish struggling to escape and the other side fishing line pulling reel.

How To Choose The Right Fishing Hook:

Reviewed parts of the hook let to sizes. This must be related to the type of fish you want to fish, taking into account the type of mouth, bait and fishing mode to use.

Hook of the above image numbers 1,2,3,4,5 and 8 may look the same but are not actually. Each of these is suitable for a different type of fishing, with clear differences between their curves, arrows, and legs.

For example, if we use large gusana as bait is required a greater leg hook, which if used pieces of fish, since the worm is green does not need large aperture for correct fastening. Similarly much shovel as the buttonhole will be proportional to the bait used, the first have fun worm but the slot they destrozarían. That said, it is clear that the size of the worm is green or earthworms conditions the type and size of hook.

Another example are these two types of hooks number 3 and 4 where you can see some small deaths of leg, called constraints,that help to cover all the bait gusana or worm avoiding that they shed by the launching or by small bites of fish.

We continue with more examples of hooks, number 5 is the most used to fish with pasta or soft baits. For this type of bait also can serve us as number 10 among their smaller hook sizes from eight to twelve.

On the other hand, if what we are going to use bait are gusanas or worms is a hook with less opening as above, this would be a hook like the number 1 of the image.

For the fishing of eels, Conger eels or eels hooks number 6 and 8 are suitable. Since this type of fish tends to swallow the bait deep and a longer leg length will allow us desanzuelarlos more easily.

Also must differ by the type of lines, for example, 3 and the numbers 5 to 10 we use steel cables or more resistant materials type kevlar, depending on the fish you are looking for.

Double hooks or triple type jiggers are used for mounting on lures. When we fish with bait with them, the ideal will be pasta, bait or live fish and dead.

Finally, we find hooks type number 10 three prong, appearing in most of the lures used for spinning, i.e. fishing released. But also in fishing methods how the surf casting when the bait fresh fish shape or for fixing of whole fish as bait, these can be smooth, sardines and bogas.

As you can see there are all kinds of hooks and each of them will be optimal for your fishing style, employed and fish bait that is intended to capture.

To measure the quality of these hooks, it is very important that their curves are not flexible, this way we avoid breakage. Similarly the hook should be tinned so corrosion does not seize him.

A Council to always keep the jiggers in good condition is obviously always clean with fresh water after use, and once dried they can be preserved in an oil-filled glass jar.

We hope that this information you has been of help, you can find more articles and related information about fishing hooks on our fishing section in BESTFISHINGESSENTIALS.