Re: Circle hooks
The answer is 'yes.' But what folks just can't do is 'not set the hook' in the "normal fashion." CH's are 'self setting' (for a lack of a better term) and one of the oldest style of hooks going ... like 10,000 years old.
For salt water fishing, a strong maybe, for fresh water fishing ... don't.
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