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This loss of hooking percentage is enough incentive to leave spawning bluegills alone and pursue them in other locations.
So we need to know how much our shots are hooking to know where we should be aiming our straight passes and drive serves.
Accordingly, we expected a significant positive association between descriptive social norms for hooking up and the hook up behaviors of women and men during the initial transition to college.
As I mentioned in my previous article, the progression toward the exclusive use of circles by recreational fishers seems logical but for rumours of circles not being as effective as J-hooks when it comes to actually hooking fish.
Participants decided that circle and J hooks with a gap width large enough that allowed space between the bait and hook for hooking fish but with a relatively low profile (by virtue of the gauge of hook wire) would be most appropriate for testing.
When fishing in high current, hooking your bait through the nose allows it to swim freely and not drag backwards, essentially drowning in the current.
In-Fisherman Editor In Chief Doug Stange says that when fishing vertically for predators like walleyes and pike during winter, switching the hooks on jigging lures to 4X strong models like the Lazer Sharp L774, often results in increased hooking percentage, especially when fishing with a short line in shallow water and with no-stretch lines.
Abstract--We evaluated the conservation benefits of the use of circle hooks compared with standard J hooks in the recreational fishery for Atlantic istiophorid billfishes, noting hooking location and the presence of trauma (bleeding) for 123 blue marlin (Makaira nigricans), 272 white marlin (Kajikia albida), and 132 sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) caught on natural baits rigged with one of the two hook types.
Roger Borrell downplayed the skill of hooking his hefty halibut and credited the gaffman.
In its final rule of Amendment 17A, the Council writes, "Many studies indicate that hooking injuries are a major source of mortality in red snapper.
Research is needed to determine long-term effects of deep hooking beyond the 10-day period evaluated in this study.