Join Date: May 2017
Location: Trout streams of Colorado
Thanks for the replies, guys. I?ve used the Mustad 3366 for larger flies with no problems, so i?ll definitely check out the 3906.
Gallatonian, there?s nothing out of the ordinary going on that I can think of. It seems to happen with slightly larger fish right when they take the fly. I normally use 4x mono tippet when fishing softies, so it seems a bit odd that the hook would bend out instead of the tippet breaking. I?m not reefing on them either. When fishing small flies I just kind of tighten up after the grab rather than actually setting the hook.
Of course, it is possible that there is some operator error going on, but i?m not sure what the actual error is. I?ll try the suggested hooks and see if that makes a difference.