A hook is a curved
piece of wire with a point, and usually with a bard. Most hooks have
an eye or flattened end to prevent the knot from sliding off. Some popular
hook brands are Mustard of Finland, Eagle Claw of America and Hayabusa
fish, different baits, different hooks.
Variations in size,
shaped bends, shank lengths and wire thickness. Most of the missed bites
and lost fish are a result of wrong sized hooks rather than wrong shape
or pattern. Match hook with tackle (especially the fishing line, but
also weights and sinkers).
Hook sizes (smallest
12,11,10,9 to 1 to 1/0, 2/0 to 17/0,18/0
type of hook should be used?