Review: VMC Mystic Carp 7022 Wide Gape Hooks

The VMC Mystic Carp 7022 Wide Gape Hooks come under the beady eye of Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He’s the No. 1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit each week.

WIDE gapes are one of the most versatile hooks, capable of producing good hook-holds with a number of presentations.

The 7022 models are light, sharp, strong and coated in PTFE, for improved penetration and less aflasha.

Their most attractive feature, in my eyes, is their slightly inturned, needle-sharp phase, helping to prevent it from blunting over hard bottoms. Once youave hooked a , thereas little chance of the hooking being pulled out during the fight.

Theyall suit a lot of hair-rigging situations, even a bit of floater angling, and direct hooking a perfect when youare stalking with corn, worms, crust or flake.

They come in sizes 2-10, in both micro barb and barbless( 7022 B) options.

Price: APS3. 49 for ten .

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