Owner ST-66 vs BKK Raptor Z Trebles

sab35263

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  • Aug 26, 2020
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    Shadi
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    Does anyone know the size difference between the Owner ST-66 vs BKK Raptor Z Trebles? Are these two comparable? I am planning to rig my flat falls with trebles on the bottom of the jig and a 7/0 heavy jigging hook on top.
     
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    pukahd

    I’m getting nibbles
    Oct 30, 2004
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    Brian
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    Cabo 216
    I’d choose the Owners with a larger barb but many guys like the BKK’s. It’s preference. There are so many choices now days.

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    surfgoose

    active geezer
  • Jul 29, 2010
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    Gary
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    whichever has the longest bunk
    ST-66 are wicked strong. I lost a big bluefin, looked about 100# minimum just outside of gaff range on my last trip just before Thanksgiving. It freaked out at the boat looming overhead and surged away, ripping free. It had fought for fifty minutes with a single barb of the 5/0 ST-66 bottom hook on my knife jig snagged on his side above and behind the left pectoral fin. I regret that I was too tired to think of taking a picture of the piece of skin on the barb. But I can't think of another treble hook that could have taken that punishment.
     
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    hucklongfin

    Deep release specialist
    Jul 3, 2003
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    MarkT
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    Blazer Bay 1860
    The hook sizes tend to be mfg specific. A 2/0 Mustad isn’t the same size as 2/0 Owner… or a BKK.
     
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    aguachico

    I Post A Lot But I Can't Edit This
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    El Lago Tijuana
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    Art
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    Trident Yak- Grady White Seafarer
    At the average 30# of drag, you will not straighten one out.
    I prefer owner with the larger barbs.
    Trebles are fairly small.
     
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    Rubberhook2

    Local Bluefin
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    Tim
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    If I recall those BKK trebles are really expensive compared to the Owners.

    I use 5/0 4X and 5X trebles and have never had a problem....
     
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    Feb 28, 2016
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    Jose Caballero
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    "Reveille" 17' arima sea chaser
    I have some BKK's at my house, 6/0 and 7/0, maybe errin can bring his owners and we compare...? or I can take measurements when I get home if I remember.
     
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    sab35263

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  • Aug 26, 2020
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    Shadi
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    I ordered some 5/0 BKK Raptor Z but I don’t have any Owners to compare to. I was trying to figure out if I should put these on the joints I have or use for something else like rockfish. The BKK look really strong and can do the job.
     
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