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Old 03-08-2013, 07:15 AM
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Default Re: Down eye vs straight eye

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Originally Posted by fredaevans View Post
Just personal perspective here, but I'll take a pass with down eye hooks, especially the small ones. All that eye does is fill in the gape between between shaft/hook point.
Thats part of my reason for using 2488 style hooks


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Originally Posted by fredaevans View Post
For jollies take three hooks (up/down/straight) and attach a couple of foot of leader. Put hook around a round bit of something (pencil, chop stick, what-ever) and do a straight pull. Where does that hook point go under tension?
Without doing it, down, up, down. Correct Fred?
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