Flipping Hook vs. EWG Hook: What to Use and When?

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Fishing hooks have seen massive advancements in both quality and design, spurring new techniques altogether while also hooking and holding fish better than ever. Two of the most commonly used bass hooks are straight-shank flipping hooks and EWG (extreme wide gap) varieties. Pro bass angler Fletcher Shryock is a Texas-rigging machine and shares his opinion on when to use flipping hooks and when to reach for EWG varieties.