BCS Enterprises, NZ agents for Gamakatsu hooks, have released several new models in NZ. Their Big Bait Circle Hooks are 4X Strong series of sport circle hooks that feature a straight eye and non-curbed point so comply with IGFA (and NZ Sportfishing Council0 tournament and record regulations. Sizes range from small 1/0 that are popular here for tarakihi (but strong enough to handle a ‘puka by-catch), up to the 10/0 size which can handle big kingies and even Marlin as a livebait hook. The 10/0 Inline SE Octopus hook is Gamakatsu’s light-gauge trolling hook rated for fish up to Marlin and are also IGFA/NZSFC complient.
Distributed by BCS Enterprises Ltd Lower Hutt; available at tackle stores nation-wide.
07 November 2018