wacky hook

It all started with the plastic worm and has now mutated into a huge array of specialized offerings. Whose is the best and which one is your favorite? Come share your thoughts and opinions here.
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wacky hook

Post by lifeofRiley » Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:24 am

What is the best hook for wacky rigging a 5 inch senko?

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Re: wacky hook

Post by Ham Solo » Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:07 am

The "best" for me has been the Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap Hook. I use a size 1.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by Teal101 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:15 am

I like the Owner Weedless. It does OK at being weedless, the best weedless I've found though other than making your own with piano wire.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by trevorvandam » Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:51 pm

Gamukatsu wicked wacky in 1/0

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Re: wacky hook

Post by Heronimo » Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:52 am

I like circle hooks when I wacky rig. Owner inline circle is the one I use in 1/0.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by Chode » Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:38 am

i've used a ton and found this to be the best

http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Big_Bite ... BWKHD.html

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Re: wacky hook

Post by QUAKEnSHAKE » Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:23 pm

Weedless Eagle Claw red my favorite

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Re: wacky hook

Post by finebassfisher » Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:59 pm

The revenge wackers

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Re: wacky hook

Post by the hooligan » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:25 pm

I like the green owner wacky hooks the best.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by Taxin That Bass » Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:00 am

Green owner wacky rig hooks are what i have settled on 1/0 usually.

I think rod has as much to do with it as the hook, i missed a lot of fish with many different hooks until i went to a good whippy ML spinning rod. I use a bigger hook with a casting rod.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by curls » Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:39 am

I really like this profile of hook for wacky rigs: http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Falcon_L ... FWKWH.html
The Kahle style hook is perfect with wacky rigs as I rarely (never) deep-hook the fish, and once they've got the bait in their mouth, I rarely (never) miss a hookset.

I don't use the Falcon ones - I use Mustad Weedless Wacky hooks, but they're basically the exact same thing. 95% of the time, I use the unweighted 1/0 size.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by njbasscat » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:06 am

Ham Solo wrote:The "best" for me has been the Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap Hook. I use a size 1.
Same here but I use size 3/0.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by smalljaw » Tue Mar 10, 2015 4:09 am

I like the 2/0 Gamakatsu octopus hook, a friend used it and I was amazed at how well it hooked fish, my friend didn't lose a single fish that day, so now that is the hook I use and it works just as well for me.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by cndbasshunter » Tue Mar 10, 2015 4:16 am

Gamakatsu Finesse Wide Gap Hook 2/0.

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Re: wacky hook

Post by ScoobyDoo » Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:13 pm

I did a write up on another site comparing wide variety of whats out there.

From owner, gami, falcon, decoy, zappu, hayabusa.........

Decoy HD finesse for the win!!!!!!!!

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