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Just wanted to share this with you guys on the zone. Not sure how many of you are familiar with it as it is so new not many retailers even have them in yet. The TroKar hook was unveiled out in Orlando at this years ICAST. I can tell you that it is hands down the sharpest hook I have ever fished with. I have fished with a few that I got my hands on and it is no joke. The quick video is pretty cool too. Features Skeet, Swindle, Champan and Grigsby.

Here is the link if you want to check it out.....very cool.

http://www.lazertrokar.com/
 

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2 dollars a hook.
 

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10.00 but you can afford it. What would it cost you to lose that next 7 pounder in a tourney???? j/k Dont know as I have yet to see them in the store myself. From what I am told, some pretty big orders have been placed by BPS, Cabelas and a few other retailers, so not sure how long it will be before the smaller shops will have the opportunity to get them. The response on the hook since ICAST has been awesome so it may take time to meet the demand. I will see if I can get an estimated sugested retail price for you.
 

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They look like really nice hooks, but for the average angler arent really worth the cost of loosing a couple on a trip to the lake. I can see where tourney guys might want them though.
 

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They look like really nice hooks, but for the average angler arent really worth the cost of loosing a couple on a trip to the lake. I can see where tourney guys might want them though.
I agree. My dilemma would be, what would I do with the thousand hooks I already have?
 

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Uh I dont think fisherman are having hook problems? I mean Gami Superline and Rebarbs work awesome...

I think Ghettorig uses the light wire rebarbs to catch carp, those are alot bigger thean bass:biggrin:

That being said Ill pick up a few packs...
i use those rebarbs to catch crap and sell them off as khoi fish to buy some x-point hooks.

that being said, you can GFY! :moon:
 

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you guys need to try the x-points in 2/0 or 1/0 as ds hooks. those are the best hooks i've found so far... hard to find but well worth it.

phoenix fishing has them.
 

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i agree those x points are the best for most types of fishing. however i like flipping and pitching with owners. as for as gammys, i give those to my backseater if they dont own any tackle.
 

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Vu I agree, I use owners only too, but heck I'll give those xpoints and those new hooks a try. Hell i pay six bucks for a 2 pack of tungsten weights so they're not that outrages in price.
 

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the points on them bend
All fine point hooks will bend if snagged on something. From what I've seen of x-point hooks (and correct me if I'm wrong) is that they are not a fine hook point, they are sharp, just not tacky sharp like a fine point gamakatsu. I've been using the XPS clone of gamakatsu hooks, seem to be just as tacky as gamakatsu, but hell of a lot cheaper. When they are cheap you never sweat changing one out after freeing a snag, hell usually I break off before I ever get one free no matter what hooks I use. Hate it.
 

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Desert bird I'm not speaking for vu but here's my past expierences with gammis that made me change. I had a dropshot fish straighten out a hook on me, and also a flip fish using braid. My bro suggested I use owner cause that never happened to him and it has'nt happened again. I can pull a log or a clump of tullies out without breaking the line or straightining out the hook when i use owners. Bear in mind I'm throwing 50lb power pro when flippin and 30lb on the dropshot rig. i just believe in the owners. Not saying gammis are bad just my expierences with them.
 
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