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Old 02-14-2012, 11:13 PM
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Freshwater Fishing Hooks

What types of freshwater fish hooks (size,...) do you prefer to carry/use (especially on backpacking trips) for such freshwater fish as bass, bluegill, crappie, and trout?

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Old 02-15-2012, 12:12 PM
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I usually carry Carlisle hooks in sizes 6-8. The longer shank seems to work better with panfish. I a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:37 PM
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Old 02-16-2012, 07:15 PM
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For panfish usually #4 or #6, and Bass 3/0 or 4/0. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2012, 08:03 AM
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