I'm interested only in catch and release fishing and looking for advice on barbless lures. Found the website http://ouchlesslures.com does anyone know anything about them? Or have advice on where to purchase barbless hooks and lures. Alternate is to get a tool to remove barbs -- Thanks Ray
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that's what I did all the time ........|
Posted by: pilotwingz on Mar-09-12 9:43 PM (EST)
...... when working the bay bridge for Stripers .
Posted by: old_user on Mar-11-12 1:10 PM (EST)
No idea about the link.|
Posted by: steve_in_idaho on Mar-12-12 8:09 PM (EST)
Same as others. I use barbless hooks all the time. Pinch the barbs down with needle nose pliers. The barbs usually break off at the base. No harm done to the rest of the hook.
A Dremel will smooth them down and|
Posted by: FishinYak on Mar-12-12 8:24 PM (EST)
help you sharpen them at the same time.
Posted by: waterspyder on Mar-13-12 7:45 AM (EST)
Thanks for the responses
your fish might get away .......|
Posted by: pilotwingz on Mar-13-12 8:16 PM (EST)
....... if you give em some slack , but big deal ... catch another one .
I go one more step|
Posted by: mickeys4 on Mar-21-12 11:47 AM (EST)
I take the front trebles off my plugs most fish will hit the back trebles and the ones I don't catch,Que sera sera. I only have to watch one set of hooks when lipping a fish.