This strong 3X long shank Single Salmon hook is ideal for tying classic as well as modern salmon patterns. The extra heavy shank and looped tapered ring provides the perfect base for creating some classic flies. This up eyed hook has proved a favorite among Salmon, Steelhead and Sea-Run Brown Trout anglers all over the world. The Mustad Signature fly hooks feature unique sharpness and 2X strong wire strength. 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. Black nickel finish.