What hooks

 Curious as to what type of hook people use and rigs used . heard of so many favourites just interesting to see which is most popular


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 Red 6/0 suicide hook  from

Sun, 2017-09-10 13:21

 Red 6/0 suicide hook  from KMart packs of 100 aprox $10 snelled rig my main rig for everything from Snapper to smallish 1.6m-1.8m Sharks. Occasionally buy circle hooks as well from tackle stores but not loyal on brands.

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 Yep, you can't beat them for

Sun, 2017-09-10 13:31

 Yep, you can't beat them for an allrounder.


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Sun, 2017-09-10 13:36

 Can't beat the Mustad Hoodlum the 2/0 will get everything from KG'S to DHU's nice strong hook 


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Owner 8.0

Sun, 2017-09-10 15:45

 On a double dropper loop, 80lb mono leader fishing for demersals in 50M

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Sun, 2017-09-10 19:30

 Mustad demon circle hooks 7/0 for demersals



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 gamakatsu circles ranging

Mon, 2017-09-11 11:27

 gamakatsu circles ranging from 7/0 for my bottom bashing and 1/0 for my whiting 

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Mon, 2017-09-11 12:45

 Gamakatsu, Owner or Eagle Claw, in various sizes

I also like the Black Magic 1/0 & 2/0 KG Circle hooks

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 nice mix of hooks being

Mon, 2017-09-11 15:26

 nice mix of hooks being used. . the circle hook seems to be popular. use them myself bit not too fussed on the brand. got the black magic 2/0 and 1/0 circle to try out 


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 Konan beak 7/0 for un

Mon, 2017-09-11 15:33

 Konan beak 7/0 for un weighted baits for snapper 

7/0 circles for bottom bashing

the best whiting hook by far would be the black magic KL1/0 


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Snelled 5/0 kmart circle on

Mon, 2017-09-11 16:10

Snelled 5/0 kmart circle on top with kmart 4/0 suicide on the bottom for bottom bashing and baitcasting for snapper. If I have the spare cash then Mustad 4/0 suicides and black magic circles. 

sz 12 longshanks, and small circles for bread and butter fish.



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 16/0 SS circles from Arafura

Mon, 2017-09-11 17:31

 16/0 SS circles from Arafura tackle or 18/0 circles. Hydraulic shaft for toe breakers. Seems to work main line braid to mono for leader. 

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Mon, 2017-09-11 19:08

Greenwave live bait hooks 6/0 to 9/0 and same sizes in tarpons

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gamakatsu octopus circle

Mon, 2017-09-11 20:10


Gamakatsu octopus circle 7/0 

Great hook ups and caught a variety of fish large and small on them. On a paternoster chasing Demersals