hook size for shibuki v186-v159

Discussion in 'Tackle and Rigging' started by 6x6, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. 6x6

    6x6 Guest

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    What is the best size of treble to rig shibuki v186-80g & v159-50g & does anyone use swivels on the nose:confused:
     
  2. gman

    gman Senior Member

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    Hooks: Use 200lb split rings to attach 3/0 extra strong trebels
    I use a solid ring through a split ring to the nose for quick change
     

  3. Grescobia

    Grescobia Senior Member

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    I have gone thru 2 shibuki lures. I have used assist hooks and have not had any problems missing any fish. The assist hooks I feel keep good plug action. The only problem I have with the lure is that the barracuda absolutely love the lure. Now when I fish these lures I donot cast randomly,but onlly to the tuna that are blowing up on the surface. I keep a rod handy with a shibuki and wait till the surface action starts then start casting. One thing I have learned is that if you miss a bite let the lure lay still for a second or two . I have tuna come back and actully swallow the lure.
     
  4. sami G

    sami G Site Sponsor

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    i use st66 3/0 for the v186 and 2/0 for the v159.
    using the right hooks give you a better lure action.
    concerning the nose a use a split ring attached to a solid ring.