Gamakatsu® SC17 Tarpon Hook
The SC17 Tarpon Hook series is specifically designed for big fish situations where a small hook is necessary. The intelligent design of the SC17 Tarpon Hook allows anglers to present a smaller fly without sacrificing the strength need to hang on to large, angry tarpon. Featuring a short, stout shank with an slightly turned up eye to put the direction of pull in line with its’ sticky sharp beak point, the SC17 Tarpon hook wide gap will help hold the fish once the battle begins.
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Details:I usually use 5/0 or 6/0 Octopus or Siwash hooks for Salmon and Tuna fishing in the Northwest. Most of our fish are at least 20 pounds and over 2 feet long.
While the short shank may limit the tying of Egg Loops, this could be a good hook to put behind a Buzz Bomb.
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