How to choose fishing hook


Hook is the key to fishing, so the choice and maintenance of hook is very important.

(1) The choice of fishing hook: which kind of fishing hook to choose must be carefully considered.

Choose the hook according to the type of fish: different types of fish, fishing hook is not the same. Such as crucian carp: its small mouth, thin lip, mild, should use small, thin hook; Carp: It has a big mouth, a thick lip and a strong force. It is advisable to use a hook with a wide door, a deep bottom and a thick hook. Some hooks named according to the species, such as crucian carp hook, carp hook, etc., is to consider these characteristics.

Choose the hook according to the size of the fish: with a small hook can also catch big fish, but with a big hook can not catch small fish. Therefore, the basic principle of hook selection is that it should be small rather than large. But also according to the fish situation, water conditions and other local conditions to choose the hook.

Select hook according to fishing tackle: different fishing tackle, with different hook. Such as hand pole fishing, it is appropriate to use the hook point and the hook handle parallel hook; Sea pole, lead fishing, it is appropriate to use a short handle, hook tip tilt hook, the hook is easy to swallow the entrance, and not easy to decouple.

(2) The selection method of fishing hook

① Appearance: The shape is whole, the hook is uniform in thickness, the surface is smooth, and the color is consistent.

② Hook point: must be sharp, can touch the hook point gently with the hand, if there is a feeling of sticking hand is sharp.

③ Barb: barb position is near the tip of the hook, and the Angle is 25°-30°. Barbs too low, too long, too much Angle is not easy to thorn fish; On the contrary, it is easy to decouple.

④ Hook handle: hook handle size, thickness should be appropriate. Too small, tying hook line easy to loose; Too thin, it is easy to cut off the hook line.

⑤ Strength and toughness: hold the tip of the hook by hand and push it inside and outside. If the hook is broken or bent and deformed, it should be abandoned.