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Description: a hook range for catching match carp on a Method feeder.
Specifications: available in 10, 12, 14 and 16 sizes; curved shape for improved hooking; forged carbon steel construction; eyed; barbless; Teflon impregnated to produce a long-lasting point; anti-glint finish.
My verdict: designed for using with a Method feeder, these hooks look as if they will take hold in the bottom lip of a carp, especially when presenting a wafter hook bait on a hair-rigged bait band.
I like their wide gapes and long, in-turned points that are slightly offset, ready to prick fish at the earliest opportunity.
The anti-glint finish can only help, especially in clear waters.
Price: £1.75 for ten.
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