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MartinlfMay 14th, 2012, 3:20 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Kurt's comment in a recent thread suggested this post to me. I'll start with the Partridge Surehold Lightening Dry, a barbless hook that has performed well for me. Do others have a favorite hook that holds well?
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
ShantiMay 15th, 2012, 5:33 am
Sweden

Posts: 95
I completely agree with the Partridge hook, Martinlf.

I'd like to add TMC103BL to this list.
Somewhere, right now, a fish is rising.
And you´re at the computer..
MartinlfMay 15th, 2012, 10:24 am
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Palmyra PA

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Another hook that has performed very well for me is the Tiemco 921. I've always pinched down the barb on this one, and don't recall having a fish shake one ever.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
ShantiMay 15th, 2012, 2:52 pm
Sweden

Posts: 95
Yep, short shanks are nice when it comes to holding on to fish.
Somewhere, right now, a fish is rising.
And you´re at the computer..
MartinlfMay 15th, 2012, 8:15 pm
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Yes, Joakim, I especially like it for baetis. :)
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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