The Mustad Heavy-Duty 6" Pliers are fishing pliers featuring a needle nose design with an incorporated split ring separator for changing out hooks. These pliers are designed to be an all-around fishing plier suitable for hook removal, cutting line and opening up split rings to change hooks. Constructed from stainless steel with a titanium nitride finish that improves corrosion resistance and increases durability immensely. The spring loaded design aids in applying the right amount of pressure especially when these pliers are being used for difficult tasks or working with split rings and hooks. The pliers' feature soft, but tough, no slip grips which channel moisture into ridges allowing users to maintain a secure, firm grip even in wet conditions. The Mustad HD Pliers 6" pliers come with a durable, high-denier sheath with a locking belt strap for attaching to a belt loop.