Gardner Covert Continental-Mugga Hook is a pattern that has accounted for numerous monster carp across Europe and is now available with a beautifully hand sharpened, long tapered point. Each hook has been individually honed by the country’s leading hook sharpening expert Jason Hayward of Specialist Sharpened Hooks.
Gardner Covert Continental-Mugga Hook have a re-profiled/honed hook point on each of these Specialist Sharpened Continental Mugga hooks optimises rig and hooking efficiency at several key levels. From pricking and the way the hook takes a secure initial hold, to the critical manner in which the hook penetrates fully, cleanly and quickly, to offer the best possible hook holds without giving the fish opportunity to shake the hook out.
In practice the honed points actually enhance the practical strength of this monumentally powerful hook pattern by making certain the hook has the greatest opportunity to take hold fully, burying securely and minimising the chance of opening out under extreme pressure. This is particularly important when you first pick the rod up to a big fish in weedy or snaggy conditions.
If you’re an angler who is dedicating a huge amount of effort, time and money for a dream big fish or targeting particularly tricky carp, then these very special hooks will certainly make a difference to long term results when used correctly. It’s simply the case that you will be gaining another few percent in trying to attain the absolute highest possible efficiency in your angling.
Without doubt the enhanced hook points offer a discernible edge.
Gardner Specialist Sharpened Covert Dark Continental Mugga hooks feature:
- A matt electro-plated finish (*plating has been removed from point area during sharpening).
- The honing process produces an incredibly sharp, long tapered straight point.
- ‘Specialist Sharpened’ Continental Mugga hooks are supplied with point protectors to ensure they arrive to you in pristine condition.
- Continental Mugga Hooks are manufactured from an extra strong forged, double tempered, high carbon steel wire for strength.
- Short curved shank and 25˚ in-turned eye.
- Micro Barb.
- 10 hooks per packet.