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Reel Beaker
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« on: April 27, 2019, 08:53:15 PM »

I went to a tackle shop and bought some hooks which i felt looked like good quality hooks. They were inline hooks and i didnt think much of it at first.
When i got home and tried to tie some hooks, i realized that the flat hook eye was going to pose a problem when snelling.
Further googling suggests that inline hooks are used to replace treble hooks on lures. Can these hooks be used normally for live bait?
I was thinking of snelling it like a spade-end hook without using the hook eye.
A fishing hook is a fishing hook at the end of the day right?
Never thought what a small little detail like a hook eye would give rise to problems.
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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2019, 11:43:02 PM »

It is going to hang funny and hang off to one side.  I'd save them for their intended purpose and get something more appropriate for snelling. Presentation is everything.
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