A History of Detailed Precision
From scrutinized tank-tested hard baits to the precise 43.405° bend of the Sickle® Hook, Matzuo® products are produced to the highest quality standards — standards others strive to match. The Sickle® Hook is another example of Matzuo’s innovation and commitment to provide anglers with technically advanced tackle of the finest quality. Precisely engineered, chemically sharpened and with macro-calibrated strength bends, these tournament tested hooks will never let you down no matter what you're fishing for.
Ordinary hooks have a constant curve shaped like the letter “U.” Under strain, this curve straightens out much more easily than the Sickle® Hook’s “Strength Bend.” Consequently, the Sickle® Hook can be made from a finer wire, yet still remain as strong or stronger than common hooks. This allows faster penetration when setting the hook.
The acute “Angle Bend” below the hook point holds a fighting fish more firmly than regular hooks, vastly reducing the incidence of fish loss caused by the frantic struggle of gamefish.
Matzuo® Sickle® hooks are available in a variety of styles including