A hook sharping file is an easy way to keep your hooks sharp.

A hook sharping file is an easy way to keep your hooks sharp.

Remember to check the hooks on your hard baits.  This is something that can be easily over looked, but a dull or rusty hook can turn a good day bad.  A soft bite on a dull hook and you miss the fish.  The best way to make sure this doesn’t happen is to either sharpen the dull hooks with a file, or simply replace the hook.  Just be sure to match the hooks you’re replacing as close as possible to the original ones to keep from changing the action of the lure.

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My name is Leo Cancilla, and I was born April 23, 1984. I live in Butler Pennsylvania with my fantastic wife Jessica. I have been fishing local fishing tournaments for about 12 years now. My fishing strengths are power fishing and flipping. My favorite lake in Pennsylvania is Pymatuning Lake.

This year I will be competeing the Bassmaster Weekend Series - New York West Division, Keystone Bass Buddies Circuit, Club Tournaments, and the Lake Arthur Wednesday Night Tournaments.

My sponsors for this year are:

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Contact me at leo@fishpittsburgh.com

3 thoughts on “Remember to check the hooks on your hard baits

  1. Hello!
    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I’v just started to learn this language 😉
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

  2. Hi !!!! ^_^
    My name is Piter Kokoniz. oOnly want to tell, that your posts are really interesting
    And want to ask you: is this blog your hobby?
    Sorry for my bad english:)
    Thank you!
    Piter Kokoniz, from Latvia

  3. My blog is part of my hobby. Fishing in general is my hobby and talking about fishing is something that I enjoy as well. If I can help someone along the way that is great.

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