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There are a number of different types of fishing hooks available, such as Aberdeen hooks, bait hooks, circle hooks, jig hooks, octopus hooks, Siwash hooks, treble hooks and worm hooks. Each type of hook is designed to ho... More »

There are several sizes of fishing hooks, the most common ranging from 1/2 to 3 inches in total length. The gape, or space between the barb and the shank, is typically half the length of the shank. More »

Tips for catching mullet include using a small handline able to support 4 to 6 pounds and a small number 10 to 12 hook. Bait hooks with small pieces of bread, sausage, hot dog or even cheese or use a natural bait such as... More »

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There are several sizes of fishing hooks, the most common ranging from 1/2 to 3 inches in total length. The gape, or space between the barb and the shank, is typically half the length of the shank. More »

Fishing hooks should be chosen based on the size of the fish. Once you know the size of your intended catch, you can move on to determining which type of hook is needed. More »