06-15-2013, 09:13 AM
Re: Need some help with hooks.
Another idea might be some of the Limerick bend hooks. Some are forged & similar to an O'Shaughnessy. I've seen some because of the shape, that it was hard to tell either way.
Daiichi & some others brands often sell them as Steelhead or Salmon hooks & some have a straight eye, while others may have turned up and/or a looped eye. Most I've seen are finished in black, or red, which would also rust out quickly if they're lost. I had some Daiichi in size 1, with a black finish that I tied rabbit strip leeches on for bass. A good hook IMO. Strong & sharp.
I recall a fellow on Ebay selling some size 1 in a red finish recently. His were Daiichi, a very good quality hook, but also expensive compared to Mustads.
I believe he had them for about $15 for 50, but not positive.
I'll see if I can find that listing again.
OK, found it. 100 hooks 14.99 plus 1.99 shipping
Remember, no one likes to be behind the big truck, but that's better than being under it!
Last edited by bigjim5589; 06-15-2013 at 09:17 AM.
Reason: Added Ebay listing