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Description

Hook composed of two carved wooden arms lashed together with cord in a "v"-shape. An iron spike is lashed with root at an acute angle to main arm. The shank is carved to represent a creature with a head and open jaws toward the joint of the two arms, and a narrow bone is depicted with two parallel appendages protruding behind. A leader line is secured through a hole drilled through the shank.

History Of Use

For halibut.

Cultural Context

Usually used for bottom fishing; often in pairs with one hook attached either end of a weighted cross-pole by a short leader.

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