The, down eyed streamer and bucktail hook is the perfect choice for tying fish imitations, targeting early season fish. Use it to imitate baitfish, leeches or even big water living insects. Use it to fish for Trout, Rainbows or Steelhead in lakes or streams. The Mustad Signature fly hooks feature unique sharpness and strength. The hook features 3X long shank and 2X strong wire for tackling big fish in hard water. Developed in cooperation with the world's top fly tiers to exact proportions between, gap, bend, wire diameter and shank length for precise scaling unmatched by others. Micro barb can easily be pinched down without damaging the hook for barbless applications. Chemically sharpened, Nor-Tempered high carbon steel.