Originally Posted by jjsacid
pisc- the old ones I had seem like you describe and looked really rough. they also had a large hook relative to I see on most of them now although the south bend poppers aren't tiny.
You probably have some of those cheap Chinese bugs that I've seen in convenience stores, or on eBay for $19.99 for a card of 100. If the hooks don't bend then they rust and break. Not good at all.