Gamakatsu Offset EWG Worm Hook Red - $3.49 to $14.99
With a regular Texas-rig the point of the hook is pushed through the entire cross section of the bait so when a bass bites the lure the plastic bait is pushed down, exposing the point. If the plastic is too thick then not enough of the hook pushes through and the point cannot connect deep in the fish's mouth, and you either miss the fish completely or you don't hook it deeply and lose it on the first good run. If you find this happening to you when you fish big plastics, try the Extra Wide Gap hooks from Gamakatsu. Try them with big creature baits, big Senkos, and those oversized worms with thick bodies. Gamakatsu makes these hooks with the point in line with the eye of the hook so when you set the hook, all the force goes to the point to drive it through your plastic bait and into a hard, bony mouth. These are probably the best selling bass worm hooks in the known world!
We also offer these hooks in the economical and convenient 25 packs.
Comments: Their sharpness really holds up, and even in stained water I can see the red flash that seems to add extra appeal to bass holding in weeds. These are the only brand of offset wide gap worm hooks that I use anymore, unless I need the screw in type when I go to the Owner brand.
From: Vince: Tucson, AZ
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