Originally Posted by gatortransplant
Those are some mean looking flies mudbug!! I'm familiar with those Mustads as well, I like those hooks a lot, though I wouldn't mind a slightly more aggressive bend right at the hook point either, but I guess beggars can't be choosers
Good strong hooks, but they always need to be hit with a stone right out of the box.
I have some Japanese circle hooks I was gonna try this on, I'll let you know how it goes.
My main worry is that without enough hook weight below the foam, these don't track as upright as they should.