In the early days of fly tying and fly-fishing, wet flies were king. Dry flies and nymphs today are more popular, but wet flies, which are fished subsurface, are still very successful for catching trout, steelhead, and salmon. Wet flies do not closely imitate natural insects or bait fish, but give the impression of emerging mayflies. This hook is a modern version of the traditional wet fly hook. The heavy wire helps the fly sink and the extra strength makes this hook a great tool for steelhead and large trout.
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. This eliminates irregularities in shape, assuring no weak spots, and gives amazing speed of penetration.
- Sproat bend
- Bronze Finish
- 1X-short shank
- Uses: Short-Bodied Wet Flies, Nymphs, Steelhead Flies