An astonishing 77 per cent of you voted on our website that you mostly used barbless with 23 per cent saying barbed where your regular No.1 choice.
The tackle trade agreed. Top match firm Middy International record the fact that in 1980 around 90 per cent of hooks sold were barbed, in 1990 it was 70 per cent, in 2000 it was 50 per cent and by 2010 it had dropped to just 20 per cent.
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