Hook anatomy and hook types - Kamasan B170/175 streamer hooks

Hooks  B175  34011  Holden  840B  800/820  Emerger  TMC700  Selecting  Broken
kamasan b175 By Martin Joergensen

One of the most classical and beautiful wet fly hooks on the market today. It is a normal shank length, down eye hook with a bend that is a bit like a Limerick bend. All hook are made to en exquisite quality. They are uniform, well made and very sharp. The hook is not stainless, but will withstand salt water to some extend, although not enough to be left wet from saltwater in a flybox.
The B170 is a standard wire hook while the B175 is heavier. I personally prefer the heavy hook, but for standard wet flies in fresh water you will be fine with B170.
Many of the typical Baltic sea trout flies can be tied on this hook. The heavier version will ensure that the fly penetrates the surface and sinks slowly - even without the aide of further weight.

Hooks   B175   34011   Holden   840B   800/820   Emerger   TMC700   Selecting   Broken

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