Posted on November 20, 2008 by

How To Remove a Deep Hook

Every fisherman has probably had this happen, a big fish inhales your bait and ends up with a hook deep in its throat. It’s never a good thing for a catch and release fisherman. The good folks over at In-Fisherman have but together an informative guide to removing these deep hooks. This is important stuff for any fisherman who wants to release a fish as safely as possible. Click the picture below to check it out.

(3) rolls out below the gill toward the side of the fish. At that point, amazingly, the hook, barb and all, almost always pops free from its hold in the fish’s gullet.

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