If you are looking for a strong fishing hook then one hook to consider is the Gamakatsu O’shaughnessy hook pattern. This style of hook offers impressive strength and is a straight shank non offset style hook generally suited to saltwater fishing especially from the surf, rocks or boat using cut baits. Another application that the O’shaughnessy pattern is commonly used for is fly tying saltwater flies.
These hooks are not cheap and there is a very good reason behind this and that is that they are a very high quality Japanese steel hook made to strict quality standards. So, if you are looking for the best of the best then Gamakatsu is your go to fishing tackle brand of choice.
♦ Model: Gamakatsu Oshaughnessy
♦ Heavy Duty
♦ High quality Japanese high carbon steel
♦ Chemically sharpened
♦ Packet Quantity: 25 hooks
Note: Price Varies depending on the size you require – to check the price for a particular size simply select that size from our order menu - Images are for reference only – not to scale
|Common Species||Suitable O'shaughnessy Hook Sizes|
|Australian Salmon||4/0 to 5/0|
|Tailor||4/0 to 5/0|
|Barramundi||4/0 to 5/0|
|Snapper||2/0 to 5/0|
|Kingfish||3/0 to 6/0|
|Small Tuna Species||5/0 to 7/0|
|Larger Tuna Species||8/0 to 10/0|
|Mulloway||4/0 to 8/0|
♦ Quality all the way – made with high quality Japanese carbon steel.
♦ Chemically sharpened for a super sharp hook with a fine edge.
♦ Ideal for saltwater fishing for a variety of applications.
For a heavy duty saltwater hook – choose Gamakatsu O’Shaughnessy.