"This is a first for me using this type of hook, I have tied a hawthorn fly the hook. A longer hook shank allows the tier more room. I like this hook, it is a bit light but I think perfect for a dry fly tying, give it a try."
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Review 5 for 2X Dry-Fly Hook
Good Light Strong Hooks,
26 January 2013
from Edinburg, Texas, USA
"I like these hooks. They are strong, light and sharp. Easily fit into a vice and tie up very appropriately sized flies for Texas Streams and Southern Still Waters."
from FLORIDA ,RIGHT ON THE GULF OF MEXICO, BOCA GRANDE
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"I TIE FLIES FOR A LIVING AND THEREIS ONLY A HANDFUL OF HOOKS THAT CAN BE USED ON HUNDREDS OF FLIES AND THISIS ONE OF THEM. I MUST HAVE 20-25 PATTERN BOOKS AND THIS HOOK FITS THE BILL FOR QUITE A FEW AND ITS THE 12's AND16's THAT I GO THROUGH THE MOST AND A RETIE EVERY HOOK I CAN AND SO FAR OF MY PERSONAL I HAVE ONLY LOST 2 #16's DUE TO BE TRASHED BUT IT WAS A GOOD,GOOD SIZED FISH THAT RAN WITH IT AND HE MUST OF HAD IRON TEETH BECAUSE I ALWAYS RETIE HOOKS (MY PERSONAL FLIES THAT GET MANGLED) AND IM SURE THE GUYS WHO BUY MY FLIES NOTICE THAT I DONT USE BUDGET HOOKS,NOTHING BUT THE BEST FROM ME AND THAT MEANS ORVIS"