Test assist hooks

Test assist hooks

In the research and development stage of jigging and beggining with tying assist hooks.

Using mustard 9/0 Big gun hooks

& various dacrons

tryed a variety of knots, some of kasey's, others from articles and some of my own.

Have gone on the cheap a little but havent on the owner solid rings.

hope to see how each set up performs on monday 


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Good one Southcity

Fri, 2009-08-28 14:45

There is nothing like making your own gear. I hope they work a treat for you.


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Less dacron, more kevlar

Fri, 2009-08-28 14:46

Less dacron, more kevlar ;)

What is the cord on the left and right right?

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Far left

Fri, 2009-08-28 15:05

The far left one looks nice and neat - not that I know what I'm talking about!

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Simple overhand knot works

Fri, 2009-08-28 15:11

Simple overhand knot works well.
From left to right Owner SJ41 9/0, 7/0, 5/0, 3/0.

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Mon, 2009-08-31 06:11

the sj41, have you ever bent or straighten them because they are fairly stretchy under load? more so the 5/0 and under.

cheers cen 

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left and the right cords?

Fri, 2009-08-28 15:37

Not to sure about these. on right is a dacron cord i use for locking off the bridals on spear gun rubbers and on the other looks like a heavy coated braid but has a white inner core? Will get som kevlar soon.


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