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Hook Guru needed

Post By: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 1/13/2020 6:50:14 AM     Points: 8574    
Here is a tough question . . . .I am looking to buy some uncast jig hooks. I looked at BPS and found some that will work for now,but I would like a longer shank on the hook as I'm building ice jigs and want a hook with the eye at a right angle to the shank.The hook I found are Eagle Claw 570-6 ANZ EMPLOM QTY 100 SZ 6.
This is a good start,but I think a longer shank will fill my bill just right.
In your replys,please give me as much info(where,who,how) as possible.
All you Perch guys . . . .pay close attention.This will be the one for Aurora!
 Reply by: phidoux      Posted: 1/13/2020 6:53:46 AM     Points: 6337    
The only hooks I use are circle hooks so the only help I can be is to check eagle claw store off of Colorado and I70. good luck
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 1/13/2020 7:00:06 AM     Points: 8574    
Thanks phidoux . . . .I'm doing some running around today and EC is on my list of stops.I even have my micrometer and a sample of the hook I alredy have . . .I'm going to run out to Aurora and have a look too.
Will post a thread/update this evening . .maybe a pic.
 Reply by: fom      Posted: 1/13/2020 7:28:27 AM     Points: 6717    
Dan ,try barlows , you can google it !
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 1/13/2020 7:43:12 AM     Points: 14734    
Try Jann's Netcraft, they might have them.
 Reply by: Smelly      Posted: 1/13/2020 2:19:20 PM     Points: 25132    
Iíll second barlows tackle. Another site would be I buy from both . Reputable companies . If I remember LP has a forum called anglers workshop. They are diehard make yourself and make it custom types. They might be of some help
 Reply by: Freestone303      Posted: 1/13/2020 3:16:21 PM     Points: 454    
Not sure if this fits your bill, but Allen Fly Fishing has jig style hooks available. Smallest is a sz1 and about 1.25" long.

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 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 1/13/2020 3:46:18 PM     Points: 8574    
I stopped by Eagle Claw and it took some lookinh,but heres is a picture of both the hook I had and the hook they sold me.
 Reply by: RogBow      Posted: 1/13/2020 4:31:55 PM     Points: 1871    
Looks like you were successful?
 Reply by: phidoux      Posted: 1/13/2020 5:16:24 PM     Points: 6337    
Good luck hope it works like you want it to.
I need to go out there and see if they have a cheap rod for the mitchell 310 that I'm bringing back to life.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 1/13/2020 5:27:54 PM     Points: 8574    
I wanted a longer shank . . . .it took the guys at EC a bit,but they hit it on the mark . . .we get ice that's fishable at Aurora,you will see it in action.I did some homework on this one*
The nice guys at EC were able to get me a 50 count of the hook.I really did not want the 100 count.
 Reply by: Eyefishing      Posted: 1/13/2020 7:31:19 PM     Points: 2136    
look up Barlows, they have all the hooks and stuff.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 1/14/2020 1:00:56 AM     Points: 8574    
Thanks everyone for your ideas,but this was a I need to touch it kind of deal that I just could not do on line.The guy at Eagle Claw went out of his way to match and find the hook then searched for the longer version of if and to top things off,he got me 50 hooks,instead of the box of 1000 that they sell . . . .50 of this jig will keep me happy for many years.Now if Amazon would hurry up with the rest of the stuff to make my idea into reality . . .
 Reply by: Eyefishing      Posted: 1/14/2020 2:36:35 AM     Points: 2136    
Hey HP are you putting some jigs together kinda like the ones I gave you ??
With the small lead head and a bigger hook. I have a friend in SLC that makes me some jigs with 1/8, 1/16 lead heads and a big 2/0 or 3/0 hook. They are great for walleye jigging.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 1/14/2020 6:44:27 AM     Points: 8574    
Eyefishing . . . .have you had a chance to use the second reel I gave you? Give me a call and we can talk about it*
About the hooks . . .not really,I'm working with size 6(small6) for perch ice jigs . . .give me a call and I'll fill you in.
 Reply by: Mike8484      Posted: 1/14/2020 10:05:10 AM     Points: 32    
Any good Ice Fishing deals at the Eagle Claw store? I find it's hit or miss over there.
 Reply by: Eyefishing      Posted: 1/14/2020 10:26:24 AM     Points: 2136    
Yes that reel is awesome, thanks again, if you need any fishing rod work done or just want something special wrapped on like name or a fish, I can do just about anything to fishing rods, cut them down make ice rods or whatever. Hereís a couple pic.

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