Best Hook Remover

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by eucman, Mar 31, 2019.

  1. PunyTrout

    PunyTrout Staff Member Mods

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    Can you do it by yourself, all alone, one handed with a treble hook stuck in your arm?

    BTW, I have had the string method used on me 3 times on a single trip on the Manistee while trout fishing. It works great as long as your buddy knows how to do it. ;)
     
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  2. Skinner 2

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    Wow 3 in one trip? Someone learning flycasting?

    One handed can be done. Attach line to solid anchor in boat or tree. Use good hand to put pressure on hook. Then quickly move arm to tighten loop. Or use foot if hook direction allows. Can be done be creative. I had to remove a keel hooked streamer from left arm alone.
     
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    It was in the process of releasing three separate trophy trout. One of the first years of fishing with braided line and the fish were still really hot when landing in the net. I was trying to keep the fish in the water and they surged and ended up hooking me good.

    My buddy kept laughing after the second and third time it happened. Kept telling me to, "Look at that Eagle" when he was pulling the hooks out of my hand. :lol:
     
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  4. Jann's Netcraft

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    We carry a similar hook remover called the Shootout Fish Hook Remover. I have included the link below.
    https://www.jannsnetcraft.com/hook-sharpeners-removers/032054033512.aspx
    Good fishing!
     
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  5. eucman

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  6. 50incher

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    YES indeed !!!!….I bought 2 at a show, was an older man & a kid, he would stick a hook in a tennis ball and snap it right out, very small time booth....it is/was THEE best de-hooker I have ever seen....almost unbelievable how great they worked !!….

    I wish I had bought 10, lol !!….I have been looking as well, only thing about them is they were not built super strong....but man did they work !!!!….please post if you find them !!!!….cheers....
     
  7. eucman

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    I'm working on it. I did buy 10 and over the years gave some away. A lot of our guests never got the hang of it. I'm almost positive we tried The Shootout hook remover. I think there was an issue with it cutting the spelled hook off.
    They are inexpen s I've enough to try again.
     
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  8. 50incher

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    I have tried a few different ones and have the one now that Netcraft carries from above post, nothing compares to that simple alum. one....I don't know what exactly made it so efficient and easy but they are amazing, again ! lol....

    The "Shootout" works but that trigger guard can spin around on the shaft & mess things up, no where as good as the one being asked about, imo….cheers....
     
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  10. PQuinn

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    I’ll also add a vote for hemostat. I use them on the ice mostly but have been using them this year on the open water too.


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    Gott mine yesterday !!!....I just can't say enough good about these, that's a rare thing, lol....they are the cat's meow....the white things were free and supposed to be able to pick up any bait with none of your scent being transferred, don't see those getting much use but it was a nice gesture....

    Everyone who has ever used these with me can't believe how simple they work....thanks again Magnet....
     
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  12. tincanary

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    I use hemos. Cheap and plentiful. I still have the pair I got for $2 at Gibraltar Trade Center 20 some years back. It started out as roach clips, then I thought "this would be more useful for fishing!"
     
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  13. eucman

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    Did he find a new manufacturer or did he stock pile a bunch back in the day?
     
  14. eucman

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    Got it thank you!!