Bass Pro Shops Stainless Steel Hook Remover
Recycle bin material
The caliber of the tube on this hook remover is so thin, that it will not survive the first day you use it, unless you use it exclusively to remove sabiki hooks.
Mine bent on the first use when removing a hook from a small snapper, and it bent so bad after the second snapper, that i simply threw it in the trash.. Only rescued it to take a picture and submit this review.
I really like BassPro Shops, but i feel truly dissapointed that they will sell such a bad product.
February 9, 2013
Broke the 1st time I used it
The handel that you push to engage the hook remover bent then broke the 1st time I used it to de hook a Baracuda.... I will be returning to Bass Pro in person and going with a different Brand.
August 3, 2012
Worst purchase in a while
This product was a complete let down. First trip (3 days) and the product is rusting horribly. Not to mention when I try to use it the forehandle twists around in my hand.I finally just took the plastic cover off that part of the handle. This is not something a guy needs in is boat. I'm very upset with the purchase and if gas wasn't $4.09 a gallon I would take it back.
July 23, 2008
Recently, had an opportunity to use the hook remover during a bass fishing tournament. The hook remover worked well making it easy to remove the hook fast, and without any harm to the fish. I'm a little disappointed in the quality and craftsmanship of the tool. The internal spring had rust on it when it arrived in the mail, and theres a lot of side to side play when the hook remover is compressed.
I wish I could find the hook remover Bill Dance uses during his show. It's a little smaller, but appears to be of better quality. I guess you get what you pay for.
March 1, 2011