Gripz Curve Shank

Gripz Curve Shank Hooks

A totally new hook design, not just a new pattern.

  • A patented new hook design with unique grooves that give a firm hook hold under pressure.
  • Incredibly popular hook pattern used in specimen carp fishing especially within such rigs as the Ronnie Rig and the 360 Rig.
  • A sweeping curve of the shank, an in-turned eye and a long straight arrow-shaped point provide aggressive hooking properties.
  • Hooks sizes 4, 6 and 8.
  • Successfully used within both pop-up and bottom bait presentations.
  • High quality range of hair rigs, made in the UK, and available with Steamlink, Braid & Fluorocarbon hook lengths.
  • Easily and safely removed when pressure released.
  • The arrow-shaped ‘cutting point’ is incredibly sharp and will stay sharp through multiple captures.
  • Chemically sharpened and dull finish.
  • Internationally award-winning for fish and fishery safety.
  • More fish-friendly than barbed hooks e.g. no more trailed rigs or tethering in the event of a line break.
  • Far superior hook hold compared to barbless hooks e.g.  no hook slippage & tearing during the fight.

Pallatrax Gripz Curve Shank Fishing Hooks

Made from superior grade Japanese wire, the major innovation is the introduction of a series of minute horizontal grooves on the inside of the specially designed arrow-shaped ‘cutting’ hook point. These grooves provide a secure hold in the fish’s mouth when pressure is applied.  As soon as the pressure is removed the hook returns to a barbless format allowing for easy and safe removal.

For years we have only had the two design options of barbed and barbless hooks, but now we have a genuine third alternative which we know will give the user huge advantages over these historic designs. Like all Pallatrax products they have been especially designed for their true environmental benefits alongside angler satisfaction.

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