Daiichi 1190 - Standard Dry Fly Hook - Barbless

Product image 1Daiichi 1190 - Standard Dry Fly Hook - Barbless
Product image 2Daiichi 1190 - Standard Dry Fly Hook - Barbless

Regular price $7.99


Ever since "Catch-and-Release" became the popular trend of fly fishers, some individuals have touted the idea of a barbless hook. The advantage being that the fisher need not pinch down the barb. However , studies of hooked fish in Idaho and Oregon have confirmed that barbless hooks can actually inflict more damage to a fish than barbed hooks.

 Therefore, barbless dry fly hooks are less popular (or practical) than dry fly hooks with mini-barbs. The hooks are made of the finest high-carbon steel, which is hardened and tempered to an exacting formula that makes for a long point life and a very strong hook. Daiichi hooks use a 12-degree constant taper ground needle point eliminating irregularities in shape, assuring no weak spots and gives amazing speed of penetration.


 Round bend

  • Down eye
  • standard wire
  • Barbless
  • Uses:Traditional dry flies
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