The Mustad 1X strong wire Beak Hook is perfect for natural bait saltwater presentation. The strong barbless hook features perfect penetration and holding capacity. Use it to target Sea Bass, Snapper, reef fish like Tautog and other species in the wrasse family. It is the idea hook for baiting with Pilchards, Crab, Mackerel or Squid. The up-turned eye makes it ideal for the Snell knot for a perfect straight presentation of the bait. The hook features a reversed hook point for improved hookset. Coated with Mustad's own Black Nickel formula, which are 4 times as corrosion resistant as traditional Black Nickel coated hooks.