Created as a competition-friendly streamer & wet fly hook, the XC290BL-BN incorporates the distinctive Limerick-style bend placing more weight in the tail end of the hook compared to a traditional perfect or round bend. This give your streamer flies a unique motion in the water, while the wide gape was designed to ensure maximum hooking ability in any size. An extended barbless needle point also gives the XC290BL-BN exceptional holding capability, all in a stealthy black nickel finish. Sold in packs of 25 hooks. Down eye, straight shank, heavy wire, wide gape, Limerick bend, extended barbless point, black nickel finish.