Eagle Claw Hooks

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Eagle Claw Hooks

Post by chase creek » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:19 pm

Anyone have any experience with Eagle Claw hooks? Got a package of them pretty cheap for qty. 100.
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Re: Eagle Claw Hooks

Post by wsbailey » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:32 pm

When I was young I used to use Eagle Claw snelled hooks for bait fishing. Polly Rosborough used Eagle Claw hooks for some of his flies.
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Re: Eagle Claw Hooks

Post by letumgo » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:32 pm

My Dad and I used Eagle Claw hooks a lot, years ago. We caught lots of fish with them. No issues to report.
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Re: Eagle Claw Hooks

Post by redietz » Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:19 am

I occasionally use them for streamers. Other than the barb being hard to mash down, I've had no problems with them.
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Re: Eagle Claw Hooks

Post by Roadkill » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:53 pm

I have used them in scud , streamer, hopper, and emerger hooks with good results.
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Re: Eagle Claw Hooks

Post by Theroe » Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:59 pm

Very good hooks, underrated IMHO..... also very inexpensive.

I often wondered why Leisenring constantly complained about how hard it was to get good hooks!

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