The advantage of the Gamakatsu Big River Open Eye Barbless Hook over conventional siwash hooks, is the unique hook design that features an additional bend at the bottom of the hook. This innovative design feature hooks and holds fish tight. The "Open Eye" feature allows this hook to be easily attached to a split ring, barrel swivel, welded ring or hook hanger simply by closing the eye with a pair of pliers.
Gamakatsu originally offered this hook only in a barbed model, but it has become so popular for California salmon fishermen Gamakatsu has given in and created it barbless so anglers don't have to pinch it down. Even without the barb, the unique Big River hook design locks fish in place when hooked. Forged for exceptional strength and built Gamakatsu sharp the Big River Open Eye Siwash is sure to make great lures even better. Available in Nickle Silver Black (NSB) finish for corrosion resistance.
We offer the Gamakatsu Big River Open Eye Barbless Hook in sizes 1/0 - 7/0. Quantity: 1/0 - 6/0 (5pk) - 7/0 (5pk).