Examples of Sometimes Confusing Terminology

The Eagle Claw Kahle hook is equivalent to the Mustad Wide Gap, which is different from the Eagle Claw Wide Gap.

A Bait holder hook is often referred to as a Beak hook, but not all Beak hooks are bait holders. Beak refers mainly to the point of the hook.

There is a Circle hook, an Octopus hook, and an Octopus Circle hook, all of which are different.

With Jig hooks, a flat eye is often referred to as a crossed eye.

The Octopus, Salmon, and Walleye Salmon hooks are very similar and often substituted for each other.

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