Recommendations on Hook Styles and Manufacturers

We recommend using the shorter shanked scud style hooks. Below is a chart listing some of the popular manufacturers versus their scud style hooks, in both light and heavy wire hook thickness.

TMC 2457, 2487, 2488;
Daiichi X510, 1130, 1140, 1150, 1510;
Dai Riki 135, 155;
Targus 2457, 2487, 2457 HBN;
Montana Fly Co. 7009, 7045;
Eagle Claw L042, L055; Lazer Sharp Octopus L195

The chart below lists the recommended range of scud hook sizes versus egg sizes:

Egg Size: 2 x 2 mm 3 mm 4 mm 6 mm 3 x 6 mm 8 mm 10 mm
Hook Size Ranges #18-#16-
#8-#6 #8-#6-

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