Are Circle Hooks good for surf fishing?

What type of hook is best for surf fishing?

2/0 hooks are the best all around hook size for surf fishing. A 2/0 circle hook will catch smaller fish like whiting and pompano but are also big enough to catch bluefish, mackerel, fluke, flounder, redfish, snook and tarpon too.

What’s the difference between circle hooks and octopus hooks?

Octopus hooks are like circle or j hooks, except that the eye is bent backwards. … However, the tip of the hook is at the same angle as the eye, so that even if you tie a knot directly to the eye, it will still effectively hook into a fish’s mouth.

What kind of hooks are best for saltwater fishing?

Circle hooks are mostly used with live or cut fishing bait because the shape of the hook keeps it from becoming lodged in the fish’s gut. As a result, circle saltwater fishing hooks are now considered the best saltwater fishing hooks for catch-and-release fishing.

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