August 9, 2020

Hook Shank

Definition of hook shank

The hook shank is the section between the eye and the bend on a fishing hook. This area of a hook can vary in size, with some shanks being longer than others. Anglers will typically use a mix of hook shank sizes when targeting different fish species.

How to use hook shank in a sentence

The style of hook shank you use should be determined by what species you are targeting.

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