Owner Assist hook differences

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I'm looking at the difference between the Owner Dancing Stinger hooks vs the Owner Monster assist hooks both in 7/0.
The only difference I see is 2 1/4" vs 2 3/4" and the monster has an extra black wrap over the red wrap attached to the hook which I assume is just extra protection.

Is it that much of a downside to go for the Dancing Stinger hooks or am I missing something.

Thanks for any and all replies.....unless you're a twat waffle looking to stir stuff up.
 
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    Twat waffle, i bet that's yummy.
     
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    So when using 300lb leader a treble hook. Is ok on a flyer bait targeting cows?

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    The dancing stringer is a thiner wire hook. They are great for yellowtail and school tuna, but if you're looking for something for those larger bluefin, go for the monster.

    With that said, if you're using a smaller / shorter jig, there are some other options out there with a shorter assist cord, to better match the big size. I like shout kudako and jigging master hooks; however, be very careful if you order shout, as their sizing is all ****ed up... a 9/0 shout is the size of a credit card...
     
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    The dancing stringer is a thiner wire hook. They are great for yellowtail and school tuna, but if you're looking for something for those larger bluefin, go for the monster.

    With that said, if you're using a smaller / shorter jig, there are some other options out there with a shorter assist cord, to better match the big size. I like shout kudako and jigging master hooks; however, be very careful if you order shout, as their sizing is all ****ed up... a 9/0 shout is the size of a credit card...
    Both 7/0 are rated to 240lbs though unlike the smaller sizes of Dancing Stingers which are rated 110, 140 and 180 lbs as opposed to all Monsters having a 240lb rating
     
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    One difference is the cord that attaches the hook. Monster has the thick, braided, multiple cords while stinger has single cord. Some stingers also have longer single cord and others shorter cord - long cord can tend to wear on teeth quicker & similar with single cord that is shorter.

    The rating you see on the packaging is for the cord, not the hook.

    this link to another BD post, with pics, shows the typical difference and outcome of the difference in the hooks. Read the post and see

    https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/producer-overnight-front-yard-bft.775048/
     
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    One difference is the cord that attaches the hook. Monster has the thick, braided, multiple cords while stinger has single cord. Some stingers also have longer single cord and others shorter cord - long cord can tend to wear on teeth quicker & similar with single cord that is shorter.

    The rating you see on the packaging is for the cord, not the hook.

    this link to another BD post, with pics, shows the typical difference and outcome of the difference in the hooks. Read the post and see

    https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/producer-overnight-front-yard-bft.775048/
    Awesome!!!
    Thank you very much for the detailed reply, much appreciated.
     
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    Both 7/0 are rated to 240lbs though unlike the smaller sizes of Dancing Stingers which are rated 110, 140 and 180 lbs as opposed to all Monsters having a 240lb rating
    The dancing stringer is a thiner wire hook. They are great for yellowtail and school tuna, but if you're looking for something for those larger bluefin, go for the monster.

    With that said, if you're using a smaller / shorter jig, there are some other options out there with a shorter assist cord, to better match the big size. I like shout kudako and jigging master hooks; however, be very careful if you order shout, as their sizing is all ****ed up... a 9/0 shout is the size of a credit card...
    I wish I saw this before I ordered my Shout Kudako hooks. Bought size 6-9. Now I plan on returning sizes 7-9 and getting sizes 5-6.
     
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    malanx

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    I wish I saw this before I ordered my Shout Kudako hooks. Bought size 6-9. Now I plan on returning sizes 7-9 and getting sizes 5-6.
    I use my 9/0's that I bought on accident as "big bait" hooks when fishing skipjack or salami mackerel. It's about the same size as a 20/0 eagleclaw circle hook. I caught a 293# yellowfin on one. I kept the hook, and even years later, no rust or corrosion on it.
     
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