They look very nice in the tackle box, and are fairly durable. The single in line hooks are set by the strike of the fish, and the fish usually stick very well, and are usually hooked in the side of mouth or in the upper jaw. I have never filed them down, but I often push them down with pliers which essentially does the same thing and significantly helps make unhooking fish easier. Has anyone tried this? VMC 9650TR Tin Red Treble Hooks - Size 2 - Pack of 25 - 9650 Carbon Hooks. Try switching out the tail treble for an inline hook and see how it works. It is a good idea to keep a a few of these on hand for rusty or dull hooks that need replacement. The VMC ILS comes in 1/0 to 7/0 and the VMC 7237 ranges from #6 to 4/0. Hey Tony, great information! But the hooks are 100% junk. I don’t use doubles because I’m happy with the performance of the single hooks. Eagle Claw E3925 $10.15 - $71.05 1 Sizes. Fishing hooks for the avid fisherman manufactured by Mustad, Gamakatsu, Owner, VMC, Eagle Claw, and Tru-Turn fish hooks Gamakatsu's dedication to producing the highest quality fishing hook made has kept Gamakatsu at the forefront of premium fish hook manufacturers. You may also be aware of how easily they can snag just about everything – such as grass, trees, rocks, clothing, and landing nets, just to name a few. Sign up for FREE to receive the latest saltwater fishing videos, tutorials, product reviews, and fishing product discounts! Drexel tool or just press carefully with pliers. The new Coastal Black® finish, unique to VMC is the ultimate combination of an innovative coating for extreme corrosion resistance and a premium hook … Place a plastic bag or small towel over the lure as you cut the hook to keep it from flying and possibly hitting you (or disappearing until your foot happens to find it). But vibes are more available to me an i like the coler selection. The VMC 7547 BN Hybrid Inline treble hook allows one of the hook points to be inline with the side of the eye. As to size of single hook used to replace a treble, the treble hook has a diameter if you look at it from the end of the hook. 5 left (25) VMC 4X OSHAUGHNESSY TREBLE HOOKS (SIZE 2) PERMASTEEL (9626PS) BULK 9626 PS. Eagle Claw E375 $18.70 - $238.00 9 Sizes. I just began applying this knowledge on my topwater plugs. Hook size for the Mag spoon is 1/0 . A number of trebles on some larger plugs used off-shore. $15.89 $ 15. How do you know what size in line hook to use? COASTAL BLACK® Finish. I would contemplate again, throwing these damn things away but always had great confidence in their catching ability. Ive never tried just replacing the rear hook but i’ll have to give that a try! If you have ever caught fish on treble hooks, you are probably well aware of the damage they can cause to a fish’s mouth (or even your own body). I picked up several sizes of hooks for different sized baits and chose either the 1X strong or the 4X strong hook depending on the application. Although you can certainly increase your hook up ratios by using treble hooks, you may also lose valuable time that can be used to catch more fish. The only time I like dual inline hooks on a top water is if there is a lot of floating grass in the area and I’m gung-ho on fishing top water. Im lucky to get two decent fish before the hooks break off. Most fish naturally attack the head, or eye of a bait and therefore get caught on the front treble. For over 90 years, VMC craftsmen have been producing quality crafted fish hooks. Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bruceb3, Jun 13, 2010. $15.95. $11.95. VMC 5536 Sure Set Treble Hooks, 4 pack VMC 5536 Sure Set treble hooks are specifically designed for crankbaits. I couldn’t stand catching pickerel and dealing with all those teeth along with 6 hooks ready to go into my fingers. Here it is: https://www.saltstrong.com/fishing-tip/how-to-replace-treble-hooks-with-single-hooks/. Thanks, I will try that. $6.49. How can u beat that! The Eagle Claw® Lazer Sharp® L934 Round Bend 3X Treble Hook offers the perfect combination of strength, jaw penetration, and holding power. Thanks for the info. Free shipping on many ... VMC 4X OSHAUGHNESSY TREBLE HOOKS (SIZE 1/0) TIN RED (9626TR) BULK 9626 TR. I agree that treble hooks can do a lot of damage to the hooked fish. Tony, great information. I like the super spook saltwater version, only comes with 2 trebles. Care to buy us a beer? Done exactly as you have. Best is to weight the treble ones and try to find the good single one. Hook size for a Reg. Inline hooks come in a variety of different sizes to match your lure – whether it be a large topwater plug, or a small twitch bait. P.S. Just like how one clothing line’s medium shirt may fit like a large in another clothing line. Tips like these are what make a Salt Strong membership valuable no matter what species of predators you pursue. ????? For Trout, a Size 12 Treble Hook is a small, precise medium for securing Trout Nuggets. Even though I live in a large metropolitan area, Academy Sports does not have a box store near me but they do have free shipping for my $28. I got the 2/0 which is the size mentioned in the video. Sure Set treble hooks are designed by pro bass … This is much easier than using standard pliers or trying to just use your fingers. Most often the case with treble hooks, a fish will strike the lure and get stuck by the trebles and be reluctant to strike the lure again after getting hooked. Now, thanks rto u, I have a plan and a method to get it done NOW. Choose the size closest or is slightly larger than your rod blank. VMC Heavy Duty Weighted Willow Swimbait Hooks. Just use two (2) split rings per hook. Eagle Claw 924BP $10.15 - $71.05 2 Sizes. $5.99 to $9.99. “Steps On Quickly Replacing Treble Hooks On Any Lure” (see it here now), https://www.saltstrong.com/fishing-tip/how-to-replace-treble-hooks-with-single-hooks/, The rear hook should be facing to the rear, Don’t stab yourself with the treble hooks while removing them, Make sure you align the inline single hooks the correct way on the lure, 130 W. Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL, 33880. However, I have some that have three sets of treble hooks. At the same time, the split ring is expanded to remove the treblehook, you can add the in-line hook and never touch the treblehook as you’re adding the inline hook. Would love your thoughts, please comment. Do you need a bigger hook than that? Having just a single hook on the tail of the bait makes it less likely to hook the fish in multiple areas but it doesn’t diminish your hook up ratio as drastically. Eagle Claw E3926 ... VMC V8570BN $23.00 - $178.85 1 Sizes ON SALE. i even bought a sclae for that purpose. Each hook is made of forged High Carbon Steel and has a wide gap with short shank. I’ve been doing single hooks on lures for years. This would be the size of the gap you would want on a single inline hook. An extra step I take is to bend the barb flat on the (new) hook making the lure “barbless.” The small “bump” remaining will help hold a hooked fish while also making dehooking easier on you and the fish. 00 $9.39 $9.39. I got hooked up by flying lures a few times hence the change. I bought #2 size hooks for my twitch baits and suspended baits. I look forward to your thoughts concerning inline hook sizes for replacement hooks. To make a long story: I need my hooks to be reliable and of the highest quality. Why not use doubles? VMC 7237BN In Line Replacement Hooks Use the VMC 7237 BN In Line hook as a single hook replacement for treble hooks on crankbaits, plugs and spoons. On all of my 3 hook ones I remove the center hook. Everything you need to start catching fish more consistently (regardless if you fish out of a boat, kayak, or land). Thanks, Greg. My home waters have standing timber and rocks but very little vegetation. 4.6 out of 5 stars 24. Checked hook availability on several websites (Dicks, Bass pro, Amazon, VMC directly) and the only company selling both the 2/0 and the #2 was Academy Sports. – If you think your angler friends or fishing networks would like to see this, please Tag them or Share this with them. I am having a hard time finding the proper size replacement inline hooks in Canada (#1 and #2). $24.95. It will be much “safer” while fishing from a kayak. This will definitely increase survival, and insure more bigger fish each year. This video just saved me the cost of my membership for a year. From what I have experienced, if you have the correct size hook you really won’t miss too many fish, but you may miss a few. Should the inline gap be compaired to the distance of a single hook to the shank of the treble , the distance of any two hook points or some other reference? 11 new & refurbished from $11.95. I feel blessed to be part of such an awesome group! $2.99 shipping. An important note is to be sure you are using Inline hooks, and, Weekly fishing reports and TRENDS revealing exactly where you should fish ever trip, Weekly “spot dissection” videos that walk you through all the best spots in your area, Exclusive fishing tips from the PROS you can’t find anywhere else. 51 sold. As always, Thanks for all the great information and tips. As far as three hook lures go I replaced with two only. $2.00 $ 2. Get it as soon as Thu, Dec 10. Phil, Do you mind me asking how that worked out for you? I also bought some 1X, 3X and even 4X hooks to see them. 64th’ of an inch TOP CHART 14 16 18 20 22 24 7.5 8.0 9.0 10.0 11.0 12.0 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 Ferrule Sizing 64’ths of an inch This can have a significant effect on lure buoyancy and action. Use hooks that don’t have an offset point or realign the offset. And as always, wait till you feel the fish before setting the hook on top water lures. Some of the newer Rapala Lures and also Flats HQ top waters come with inline hooks on them. It seems to me that a double hook may be the best option giving the benefits of both a treble hook and a single hook. You should be able to just copy and paste this link and share in FB. Actually doing it is a much more difficult proposition. Just be careful as the hook will tend to go flying as you snip it off. Great job! If so what size? What size split rings would be appropriate to replace the rings on a super spook jr? As long as the gap of your inline hook is close to this “doubled” distance it should work just fine. Thank you. Want to see the best way to replace treble hooks for single hooks? Fishing hook brands may different sized hooks at certain sizes than other brands. This project has been on my mind to replace those nasty treble hooks each time a fish was damaged by them. Which lures have you found to come with bad split rings? If a fish strikes a lure with inline hooks and misses, there is a higher probability that they didn’t feel the hooks and will come back for another strike, and hopefully connect this time around. Here’s what you’ll receive today when you join: Save 30% And Put An End To Your Monthly Charges. If they strike and miss, they are more likely to come back and hit the lure again. With suspending lures you need to use single hooks that are the same weight or less than the trebles they replace. Treble hooks weigh more than single hooks of camparable size. Thay have all of them. And have recently started to switch to in line singles but never knew what size to get. These treble hooks can really turn nasty when they hook into sensitive areas of a fish, such as the gills, throat, stomach, and eyes as well. Do what the “SMART ANGLERS” are doing and join the Insider Club. They are super sharp, and the eye of the hook is “inline” with the hook itself to keep the hook inline with the body of the lure. The general rule of thumb to choose the correct size hook replacement is to double the distance of the gap of a single hook on the treble from the point to the shank. Files can be dicey unless the tool is a good one. Thanks again Tony! VMC UV Sleek Jig Kit I have learned the inline circle hooks work much better with Spanish Mackerel and Kingfish than traditional inline hooks (with spoons). This VMC traditional O'Shaughnessy 4x strong treble hook is forged from the finest high-carbon steel. Treble Hooks Mustad 7825BN $26.70 - $186.90 ... 1 Sizes. Have a good day. Want to catch more consistent inshore fish? It’s great that offer the hooks in your store, but you should also offer quality split rings in sizes for the in-line hooks. ... Bass pro, Amazon, VMC directly) and the only company selling both the 2/0 and the #2 was Academy Sports. The most efficient time to add the in line hook is to add it as you remove the trouble hook. What size hook are you talking about? I ditched treble hooks a while ago & I haven't looked back. Get it in front of 160+ million buyers. All VMC® hi-performance trebles are manufactured in France and feature premium points and platings for exceptional sharpness, durability and resistance. Subsequently I now have many hooks that are too small or too big. Yo Zuri also makes some with single hooks. The new Coastal Black® finish, unique to VMC is the ultimate combination of an innovative coating for extreme corrosion resistance and a premium hook finishing process for maximum sharpness. Got one to sell? Lures no longer get hung up in my net & I can't remember the last time I got stuck with a hook on the water. They will also help save you from hooking yourself. 4.3 out of 5 stars 184. (25) vmc 4x oshaughnessy treble hooks (size 1/0) tin red (9626tr) bulk 9626 tr $15.95 100 PACK VMC 9651BN #1/0 X-SHORT-ROUND-1X STRONG TREBLE HOOK-BLACK NICK/SIZE1/0 The two big things to watch out for are as follows: Once that is done, you are ready to go catch some fish. It was one of Michigan's first social networks. Replacing Treble Hooks With Single Hooks [VIDEO] ... As to size of single hook used to replace a treble, the treble hook has a diameter if you look at it from the end of the hook. BTW, I have already changed my spoons to inline hooks and seem to have about the same hookup rates as I did with the old treble hooks. Thanks, I can’t seem to share this wonderful article on FB. And do you bleed out your redfish for better taste? Swapping the hooks out is a great idea and responsible practice. I opened this hoping to gain information regarding sizing. Do you have the first 2 hooks facing the same direction? ). When putting these inline hooks on your lures, make sure you have the hook facing the proper direction as well. Multiple coats of epoxy, scale patterns, and even glitter (pretty). The hooks come in a variety of sizes. Sorry this content is for subscribers only. BTW. The eye is also larger to allow the hook to move around freely to help increase hook-ups. Treble hooks have just always been a standard on hard baits and I believe it hasn’t quite caught on yet as it’s a fairly new trend. However, the 4/0 VMC treble hooks start to scratch the finish after the first fish, and an errant cast that sends the lure crashing against the dam wall at 100MPH makes them look like sticks again. Fishing hook sizes may not be exact, but they are roughly equivalent. No one in my area carries in line single hooks. Sometimes the released fish will not make it. Did you know you can now search the entire VMC fish hook product database by product category, size, coating, wire strength, or even fishing style? Lastly, be sure to use split ring pliers (as shown below) to remove the treble hooks from the split rings on your hard baits. To select the proper tip size for your rod, lay your rod across the chart ¹⁄₂" from the tip end of the rod. No rhyme or reason, but for mini spoons I use a 1/0 siwash, for a standard spoon a 2/0 siwash & for magnum spoons a 3/0 siwash. Once that ring is open I want to make the most of it so sliding the new hook on as the treble is coming off is very effective. I’m looking to replace. 1X strong. In the following video I will be talking about using these inline hooks on hard baits, as well as showing you how to put them on your lures, where to purchase and the best ones I have found to use, and the pros and cons of using these hooks on your lures. Over the years I have accumulated my share of tackle and as I was going to focus on more plastic arificials in my fishing plans, it was Still hard to throw out all these lures that just r not as cheap as soft plastics. I also have some Mirro Lure with the C eyes which have a little bigger hooks. that was back in the mid sixties. Have you replaced the treble hooks on your topwater lures and other hard plastic lures with single inline hooks? One forward and one rear. Eagle Claw E374 $16.70 - $350.00 13 Sizes. These are some of the top reasons as to why it is useful to switch those nasty treble hooks out with single inline hooks on your hard baits.
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