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      Stephen Bell reacted to Richard Isaacs's post in the thread Hook pulls with Like Like.
      5 for 5 ….. definitely cracked it!
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      Stephen Bell reacted to Bill Walford's post in the thread Hook pulls with Like Like.
      Will do wonders for your confidence Stephen 👍
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Just to update this thread. While not in any way scientific, changed knot and hook. 5 for 5. No hook pulls. Reassuring.
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Exactly describes what I do, pull on pick up to ensure there's a firm hook hold but seems not recently!
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Cheers Mike and Paul. I fish the canals during the river close season and that's fine stuff on the tip as I love that type of fishing...
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Hi Jon, Same rods. I always use barbless.
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      No hook pulls on the size 4. Only used that size once for a huge lump of meat. Usually use any size between 14 and 8 depending on bait...
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      The comparative strength and ease to tie on smaller hooks without using a hook tyer.
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Thanks Graham, when using meat I don't hair rig but never had an issue before with obtaining a decent hook hold. I'm narrowing it down...
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Always fishing the Wharfe last few seasons. It is full of weed this year, more so than I remember from previous summers.
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Thanks Richard for the comprehensive reply. So many things to consider. I've recently moved to the palomar knot and wondering if I need...
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Cheers Adrian and cheers!
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Thanks, I've been following. I've now got some cryogens in the large size patterns for meat. Already used the bank tackle ones but...
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Had 3 hook pulls on one session out of 5, so only landed 2. Poor ratio. Same hooks as last two seasons so just wonder if it's a bad...
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      Stephen Bell replied to the thread Hook pulls.
      Cheers, I've gone up to a size 4 for meat. Not sure how it'll pan out as big meat isn't great during the day in summer so far for...
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