hook sizes

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sushi
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hook sizes

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How are hook sizes worked out for example if you are given a lure or rig and do not know what size the hook is how can you tell .



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Hi, try this link, the interesting thing to note is, that hook sizes vary between manufacturers, two size 2/0 hooks by different manufacturers may vary slightly in the gap between point and shank etc. The hook sizes remain consistent between the range of hooks by the same company. If you buy all your hooks from the same company, measure the gap, and record it, then you just measure a hook to find out the size later if they are loose. Cheers..Mick



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_hook#Size

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