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Do you sharpen your hooks....

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Often? I do. I've had this sharpener in my tackle box for years. Like the two groove sizes on it, and it works fast and easy. I go thru my most used lures during slow time in the Fall, and I'll touch them up after a day of fishing. I figger if the hook won't "bite" into the top or your fingernail, it isn't sharp enough. ;)

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Only in open water. They rarely seem to need sharpening in hardwater fishing.

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10 hours ago, RebelSS said:

Often? I do. I've had this sharpener in my tackle box for years. Like the two groove sizes on it, and it works fast and easy. I go thru my most used lures during slow time in the Fall, and I'll touch them up after a day of fishing. I figger if the hook won't "bite" into the top or your fingernail, it isn't sharp enough. ;)

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That sounds like something for a retired guy to do. I don't even get time to go fishing, much less sharpen hooks. :D

 

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12 hours ago, bobberineyes said:

Did you expect any different  otta this crowd reb?

 

No, I sure as hell didn't, boober. Can't get on my case about "off-topic" dump. I'll just wander around and do the same. Say! How was that 'mater soup and toasted cheese last nite? Remi get a bite? :P

 

 

12 hours ago, Big Dave2 said:

 

That sounds like something for a retired guy to do. I don't even get time to go fishing, much less sharpen hooks. :D

 

 

 I figger working 2 jobs for 32 years, and not counting the ones I started at age 14 thru high school, entitle me to some real screw off time. :grin:

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and your pretty good at screwin off!!!!!!!!!!:grin: oh and back to the topic..........yea i sharpen sometimes mostly get a new hook if its that bad!

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1 hour ago, RebelSS said:

 

 I figger working 2 jobs for 32 years, and not counting the ones I started at age 14 thru high school, entitle me to some real screw off time. :grin:

 

Only 32 years? I've already just about put in that time and I'm only 46 years old. ;)

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Yada Yada yada....:tired: :grin:  OK, I'll add the various jobs/years until I took my full time vocation...now I'm at 42 years.  First part-time job at 14 every day after school as a bus boy. Worked all thru high school for money to buy things. I was pushed out the door on disability a few years ago.. A forced retirement. Life can be terrific!  But, I'm not talking about that one. :mad:

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ah quit your whining ya young whipper snappers..........i got 41 years in then add the 4 years i worked thru high school!!!!!!!!!:2c:;)

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You got kicked outta high school for yer stairway grabs and gropes.....:cry: :grin:

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On 12/22/2016 at 9:30 AM, BassThumb. said:

Only in open water. They rarely seem to need sharpening in hardwater fishing.

Same for me, although I have a small stone with the groove in my winter box that I use once in a great while.

 

I started working part time a week before I turned 16, went to full time after I was out of school (including 2 years active duty in army) and retired at age 62. That was MORE than enough working for me!!

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on a side note my favorite hook has 7 barbs to it and currently is very sharp!!!!!!!!!:grin: 

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I bought one of them lots of years ago, still have it, but the only time I use it seems is to break some rust on certain hooks, or shine up some snell hooks before opener. Works pretty good, I haven't had a fish complain yet on a dull hook!!:D

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7 hours ago, RebelSS said:

You got kicked outta high school for yer stairway grabs and gropes.....:cry: :grin:

how'd you find out!!!!!!:(

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Just now, smurfy said:

how'd you find out!!!!!!:(

 

I was right behind ya. Ssssh.  :grin:

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39 minutes ago, PurpleFloyd said:

:grin:

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It would be great to get back to not so serious, but that's not what the web masters want .

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