All UltraPoint hooks feature Mustad’s Micro Point Technology a
unique, three-stage Opti-angle process that means Sharp Hooks Stay
Sharper Longer. Mustad’s custom steel alloy wire is Nor-Tempered
for up to 30% more strength than standard wire hooks, and more
confidence when battling a fish of a lifetime.
Mustad’s Titan X Wacky / Neko Hooks were released at the by Mustad Pro, Kevin VanDam at Bassmaster Elite Series. They were
unveiled them as part of his wire to wire victory on the St.
Lawrence River - his 24th career Bassmaster win! “I landed over
90lbs of Big Smallmouth Bass - most of my fish were caught on soft
plastic baits - wacky, dropshot, and neko rigging. These new hooks
really did the job!”
“Those Big Smallmouth Bass are hard to hook and keep on your
line, and this is the best holding hook for dropshot and wacky
rigging I’ve ever had.” VanDam continued, “First, these hooks are
super sharp, and you’ll really be blown away by the strength. This
is a super light wire hook but unbelievably strong, even in the
The TitanX Wacky / Neko hook features a wide gap Sproat Bend for
powerful hook sets and excellent hook up to land performance. The
long shank can be customized by adding weight, or a weed guard, and
enhances dropshotting by ensuring that baits are positioned to help
minimize the chance that fish will bump the line.
Other advantages of these new hooks are that Mustad’s new TitanX
finish is a non-reflective neutral color finish that is extremely
slick, providing 4 times better penetration than standard finishes,
for quick piercing hook sets.