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#1 Si...

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Posted 21 February 2018 - 10:17 PM

After being out of the game for several years I've noticed that my old favourite line and hooks are no longer available.
(Sufix synergy line and penetrator 2 hooks).

Can anyone recommend good alternatives that have a proven history. (Re: hooks, as close to the P2 pattern/design as possible).

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 12:47 AM

Si,

 

I saw these and thought they would be a GREAT carp hook.  I haven't tried them 

 It is called a Summer Flounder Hook

 

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 11:01 PM

They'd need the Barb nipping off/Flattening in order to comply with the Barbless Hook policy on nearly all Carp Fisheries here in the UK.

I believe I'm  seeing barbs on these??


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Posted 23 February 2018 - 09:48 PM

Martin,

 

Me too - I believe those are barbs.  How the he!! can they be called "catch and release" hooks?  Something fishy going on  - read the copy in the backdrop of the package.

 

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 09:49 PM

All,

 

I can't say I've ever caught a flounder or if I have I can't remember.  Are their lips like a carp (soft)?

 

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Posted 28 February 2018 - 04:46 AM

Si.

 

I saw this on-line and thought of you, maybe helpful.

 

https://carptacklereview.wordpress.com/2017/07/22/whats-the-best-carp-fishing-hook-hook-shootout-2017/ 


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Posted 28 February 2018 - 09:11 AM

All,

 

I can't say I've ever caught a flounder or if I have I can't remember.  Are their lips like a carp (soft)?

 

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Traditionally flatfish hooks in the UK are soft wire Aberdeens which straighten easily - for a catch and don't release hook removal option when they've been swallowed.



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Posted 01 March 2018 - 04:12 PM

Si.
 
I saw this on-line and thought of you, maybe helpful.
 
https://carptacklereview.wordpress.com/2017/07/22/whats-the-best-carp-fishing-hook-hook-shootout-2017/ 

Must be the worst review possible lol
Not enough weight to actually do the review!
Bloke was stumped because the hooks didnt rust ......what was the PH of the water ? How warm was it? Were all the hooks dunked at once?
Quality was pronounced on a coating ,i can coat real crap with ptfe it doesnt make it suddenly change to top of the range

Edited by chesters1, 01 March 2018 - 04:18 PM.

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 08:26 PM

Must be the worst review possible lol
Not enough weight to actually do the review!
Bloke was stumped because the hooks didnt rust ......what was the PH of the water ? How warm was it? Were all the hooks dunked at once?
Quality was pronounced on a coating ,i can coat real crap with ptfe it doesnt make it suddenly change to top of the range

So one cannot polish a turd, but one can give one a Teflon coating. Is that what happened to Tony  Blair?


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 08:32 PM

I found a couple of patterns I like. Korda Korve and Nash Fang X.

These seem to be the closest shape and size to the old GLT penetrator 2 hooks (my all time favourite hook pattern).