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Offline DF

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EWG or Round Bend
« on: 04/08/15 15:01 UTC »
What type of worm hook do you like? EWG, round bend, or do you use both? I like extra wide gap hooks but I seem to be missing a lot of fish.

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #1 on: 04/08/15 15:22 UTC »
I use EWG for most of my fishing.  Gamakatsu, Owner, and Trokar.  For pitching in thick stuff I will use the plastic barbed hooks as well.

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #2 on: 04/08/15 16:30 UTC »
  i use a EWG Gamakatsu hook for worms. Missing fish is just part of this sport. When worm fishing I always let the fish run a few seconds before setting the hook. Seems to get me better hook ups.
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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #3 on: 04/10/15 22:57 UTC »
Worm hook???... is that something like a jig without the lead?

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #4 on: 04/11/15 07:30 UTC »
EWG. 

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #5 on: 04/13/15 08:31 UTC »
EWG all the way.  Only time I use anything else is for flipping.

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #6 on: 07/16/15 23:23 UTC »
I tend to favor EWG, Gamakatsu (3/0 and 5/0 584, and a few 5/0 SkipGaps) mostly but there are a few 3/0 Trokars in there.  I do have quite a few Owner 5101 which is a Longer-shank Sproat Bend...these are good for rigging Tubes that have the Point Skin-hooked because the "Height Offset" between the Eye and Point (Point/Eye horizontal) is major which favors the thickness of a Tube.  I also like these for "traditional" Worm-rigging where the Point is buried in the Worm Body at an Angle, slightly upwards...I find a 7.5" Ribbontail likes being rigged as such.
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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #7 on: 08/15/16 23:05 UTC »
Round bend for almost everything as long as it isn't a real thick bait.usually 4/0 for most everything.

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #8 on: 08/16/16 13:59 UTC »
Have to say round bend as all the worm hooks I have are the 45 Automatic Eagle Claw worm hooks

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #9 on: 08/16/16 17:03 UTC »
Worm hook???... is that something like a jig without the lead?
I think it's something for bass . I don't know I prefer fish with teeth lol ;D

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #10 on: 08/17/16 15:10 UTC »
straight shank unless i am fishin thicker bodied baits than the ewg hooks. I use alot of gammies  for soft plastic baits.Seems like the straight shank hooks come through grass better than the ewg hooks also.

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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #11 on: 08/30/16 21:38 UTC »
round bend 4/0-5/0 with coil keeper with encased alignment pin always for worms unless its something near the diameter of a senko. better hookups & wont grab weeds or grass
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Re: EWG or Round Bend
« Reply #12 on: 08/31/16 09:32 UTC »
Round bend worm hook on worms and EWG on thicker bait's like swim bait's and tubes.