Alpha Code Sizing
The all-new Mustad signature Single Salmon hook series is designed within the
Alfa Code system. This means that the gape opening (distance from the hook point
to the shank) on a # 2 Salmon hook from this series will have the same gape as a
# 2 R50 wet fly hook, or an O'Shaughnessy S71SS # 2 saltwater hook. The same
applies for all larger and smaller sizes in the whole Signature hook series. It
is not another system to confuse fly tiers, but THE system, based on the
original system of sizing used by Mustad for many, many years, made consistent
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the long and slow natural elegant taper gives a perfect symmetrical body to
the point of the hook is UltraPoint, shaped by two carefully designed
angles, giving the hook an un-bluntable and very sharp point.