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Orders over $150 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $150 are billed for shipping. Upon placing your order you'll receive an immediate confirmation via email. You are not billed at that time, the confirming email may not reflect oversize or overweight charges or other issues requiring direct contact. We process orders manually, preferring to have a human actually check things over and contact you should there be questions. Within 24 hours of placing your order you will receive a follow-up email confirmation and final  invoice (pdf doc) reflecting your total charges (Monday-Friday). You are not billed until we actually send you your final invoice.  Orders shipped to CA addresses will have California Sales Taxes applied, out of state orders are tax free. During the ordering process you can select expedited shipping if required. The Free Shipping offer applies to ONE standard size/weight box going to ONE address. Orders requiring more than one box will have additional shipping fees for the second box. (Within the USA we usually ship via Federal Express ground. International, and oversize/weight items will be billed for shipping and you will be sent an emailed invoice reflecting total charges prior to actual billing. We will not ship without you having had a chance to review the invoice). Hawaii and Alaska shipping will be accomplished using USPS Priority service, and our standard shipping cost policy will apply unless the item ordered does not fit in their standard size boxes. If additional shipping fees are required we will contact you.)

 

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Strike Master
Frenzy
Toro Tamer Assist Hooks
Gamakatsu Assist Hooks

VMC

In-Line Hooks

Here's a wonderful new product that we've been wanting to see, an in-line hook for use in replacing hooks on lures, for instance poppers, Halco &, Rapala lures... A standard style hook puts the ring in the opposite direction of the hook point, great for fishing bait, but for re-rigging a lure it points the hook out in the wrong direction. The new VMC In-Line hooks put the ring where it needs to be so when you re-rig on the split ring the hooks orientation is appropriate for the lure, allowing better tracking. These hooks range in size from 1/0 up to 7/0 sizes and will cover most lures you'll want to enhance. In the past we've used some open eye Mustads for replacement or gone with a ringed hook attached to a split ring to keep the hook orientation correct. Now there's an option that provides a wide game extra strong forged hook which will prove simpler and probably stronger than what we've had to work with in the past. (Pictured left, CB 200mm popper with 7/0 VMC upgrade, Halco 130 Max with 5/0 front and 6/0 trailing hook).

Buy Description Price
VMC Inline Hook 1/0 size 8 per pack $4.89
VMC Inline Hook 2/0 size 7 per pack $4.89
VMC Inline Hook 3/0 size 6 per pack $4.89
VMC Inline Hook 5/0 size 5 per pack $4.89
VMC Inline Hook 6/0 size 4 per pack $4.89
VMC Inline Hook 7/0 size 4 per pack $4.89

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Frenzy

The Strike Enhancer red and Ocean Camo blue hooks from Frenzy offer some unique features, color,  strength, and value.  We're quite impressed with these hooks, and are simply amazed at their value. In 2007 one of clients landed the first swordfish of the season using one of these hooks, about three miles off Catalina Island outside of Avalon. The Louisiana state record yellowfin was also taken using a Frenzy hook. They're great hooks, and excellent values.

The Ultimate Circle hooks from Frenzy are only available in larger sizes, from 5/0 up to 11/0.

 

The Frenzy hooks are no longer available with the "Bait Keeper" barb as is pictured below. They are now a more traditional design...and one of the best hook values made.

Buy Description Price
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook blue 5/0 $3.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook blue 6/0 $3.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook blue 7/0 $3.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook blue 8/0 $4.49
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook blue 9/0 $4.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook blue 11/0 $5.49
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook red 5/0 $3.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook red 6/0 $3.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook red 7/0 $3.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook red 8/0 $4.49
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook red 9/0 $4.99
Frenzy Ultimate Circle Hook red 11/0 $5.49

CharkBait's Ultimate Assist Hooks

We've stepped up the designs, and added four more styles of assist hooks to now provide a VERY extensive assortment of quality assist hooks for deep water jigging. Our first assist hooks used a very good quality Mustad hook. For our Ultimate series of assists we've taken things to a different level, and we've got something no one else has considered providing anglers. All hooks are rigged on 180# Dynema braid, and supplied 3 rigs per pack.

Our new Assist hooks use two different versions of hooks both made by VMC. The first more traditional design uses their 7262BN super strong tuna hook, a black nickel 4X hook from their Ultimate Performance series of saltwater hooks. These are made from Vanadium steel - 25% stronger than carbon steel. It has a forged short shank, with a needle cone point which is reversed, offering greater penetration with less opportunity to cut it's way out of a fish's mouth. It's a step up from the Mustad, which is also an excellent hook. In this style of hook we run 3 sizes, 2/0, 4/0 and 6/0 in both standard and, for extra attraction,  luminescent form. Both styles are available in long and short lengths, 5.6 and 8 centimeters (2.2 and 3.15 inches respectively).

Our second style of hook features VMC's 8382TR series hooks. These are larger hooks, running 6/0, 8/0 and 10/0 sizes! This is a red tin coated Circle Hook, again of forged design and 3X strength. It's made with Vanadium steel, reversed cone-cut point to ensure perfect penetration beyond the barb of the hook. The red coating provides extra attraction. So, why a circle? There are a few reasons, and surprisingly no one else is providing this style of hook that I'm aware of. Circle hooks were most commonly used in the commercial fishing industry. Their great benefits being that fish are hooked at the corner of the mouth so there's less chance of pulling the hook out during an extended struggle or fight. Fish tend to set the hook themselves as they move away from the bait or lure. Rather than a fish "spitting" a hook, they end up hooking themselves - and stay on the hook. If the fish grabs the lure on the upswing of the rod, while jigging, yes you could indeed pull the hook away from the fish, but if the fish targets your lure on the drop, they'll set the hook themselves and stay hooked even at greater depths. That's the reason commercial guys use 'em. There are reasons to run a J style hook, AND there are reasons to run circles. That's my opinion, and based upon user feedback we'll see if my thoughts play out. I believe that when we are talking tuna jigging, the benefits of the circles will make themselves quite apparent. Like the Black Nickel design mentioned above, these hooks are available two ways: luminescent dressed and standard undressed form, and in both short and long lengths. The "dressed" hooks are SUPER, and frankly they are so darn good I'd bet you dollars to donuts that they'll get bit by themselves, they are that nice.

While ordering please note the hooks are available in both luminescent "dressed" and standard form, in two length options.

Buy BLACK NICKEL ASSIST HOOKS 
VMC 7262BN
Price
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 2/0 short $5.99
sold out CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 4/0 short $5.99
sold out CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 6/0 short $5.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 2/0 long $6.99
sold out CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 4/0 long $6.99
sold out CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 6/0 long $6.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 2/0 short LUMO $7.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 4/0 short LUMO $7.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 6/0 short LUMO $7.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 2/0 long LUMO $8.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 4/0 long LUMO $8.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 7262BN 6/0 long LUMO $8.99
Buy RED CIRCLE ASSIST HOOKS 
VMC 8382TR
Price
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR 6/0 short $6.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  8/0 short $6.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  10/0 short $6.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  6/0 long $7.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  8/0 long $7.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  10/0 long $7.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  6/0 short LUMO $8.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  8/0 short LUMO $8.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  10/0 short LUMO $8.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  62/0 long LUMO $9.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  8/0 long LUMO $9.99
CB Ultimate Assist - 8382TR  10/0 long LUMO $9.99

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Strike Master Shark Leaders

Here are a few time savers for sharkers. These shark leaders are made using coated cable in 135 and 250#. Hooks are either Forged or Stainless Siwash. In the case of these rigs, the forged cadmium hooks are the stronger and heavier rigs. Three sizes are available, 6/0 and 8/0 rigged on 135# and the 9/0's are rigged on 250# leader of 8 feet six inches length.

 

Buy Description Price
Strike Master Shark Rig 6/0 Forged $9.99
Strike Master Shark Rig 8/0 Forged $9.99
Strike Master Shark Rig 9/0 Forged 250lb $10.99
Strike Master Shark Rig 6/0 Siwash Stainless Steel $7.99
Strike Master Shark Rig 8/0 Siwash Stainless Steel $7.99
Strike Master Shark Rig 9/0 Siwash Stainless Steel 250LB $9.99

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Gamakatsu

Assist 510 Jigging Lure Stinger Hooks

Here's a trick new gizmo that's looking for applications.  Gamakatsu recently came out with a neat stinger hook rig that's going to be seen on a lot of lures as time rolls along.  This new accessory will change the way anglers fish vertical jigs.  You see, jigs work great so long as fish do what's expected, and strike the right end of the lure.  When they don't you get bumped, but not hooked.  With the Assist 510 you can improve your odds of setting a hook by running the rig at the head of your lure.  It's designed to hook any fish that strikes the head of a vertically jigged lure.  

The hook itself is a super short shank with a round wide gap and long sticky sharp curved point, and a micro barbed reverse barb. The out-barb prevents the hook from catching on or chaffing the main-line.  The hook is firmly attached to a loop made from super-strong braded line.  The loop and hook shank are covered with a durable heat shrink tubing that protects the loop connection from abrasion and saltwater.  The loop and shrink tubing are both done in red for a little extra attraction, like a blood line on some lures and bait catchers.  

To attach, just run the loop through an eye of the lure and loop it back over the hook, you're done. No split rings, knots or anything else, rigging is easy and fast.  The hooks range from 1 to 4/0, tin finished for corrosion resistance.  The loop on the 1-3/0 Assist's is 100# test, for the 4/0 it bumps up to 150#. The Assist runs $7.99, three per pack for all sizes except the 4/0 which has two per pack. 

 

Assist 510 @ $7.99/pack
select size >
#1 1/0 2/0 3/0 4/0

 


Please also check the Gamakatsu page on our website in this section. They have a couple more unique accessories for rigging as well as new steel cable Assist hook rigs that really make sense for fishing wahoo and toothy critters.

 

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