There is no question that treble hooks are effective at helping you land fish, but they are also difficult to untangle from each other or to remove from clothing and fishing nets. Not to mention they can do a number on the the mouth of a fish. If you like to practice "catch and release" fishing or would like to spend more time fishing rather than untangling spinners for each other or fishing nets, here are a few options to consider.
1. If you lure has an o-ring to attach the hook to the spinner or lure, you can simply replace the treble hook with open eye hooks. This is not difficult, it just takes a little time and some splint ring pliers are helpful.
2. If your lure does not have an o-ring, you can remove two of the hooks from each treble hook with a pair of pliers leaving just one.
3. You can keep each lure in the case it came with to prevent it from becoming tangle with other hooks or you can purchase treble hook covers here or at any local sporting goods store.
Following these simple tips with help alleviate some frustration and allow you to spend more time fishing and less time untangling.
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