Tired of missing fish? Try a new hook set up!
Many of today's fishing tackle manufacturers are, like the rest of us, trying to save a buck. One of the most noticeable ways that they are doing this is by using sub-standard hooks. If you've noticed that you're losing too many fish on the hook set try this tip. Replace both of the hooks with one good quality hook. You'll find you're going to get better hook ups, fewer lost fish, and virtually no break offs. Gone are the days of fish tangeling hooks and mono, then breaking off as they spin in the curent. Since I changed the hooks on my plugs, my hook up percentage has more than doubled; try it, you'll become a believer!

What you'll need:
Hooks: 1 Mustad Triple Grip size 4 short shank (or similar)
Split Rings: 2 for each plug, size 1
Barrel Swivel: 1 for each plug, size 10
Split Ring Pliers

Step By Step

Start by removing both/all the hooks, split rings, etc. from the plug.
You'll end up with something like this.
Here's the set up that you want to put together. One hook, split ring, barrel swivel, and another split ring.
Put them all together using split ring pliers.
This is what you should end up with.
Happy Fishing,
The Plug Maniac
Author: Brian Zadorecky

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