The XC220 hooks offer tyers a short, straight shank barbless hook, with a straight eye, and an extra wide gape to suit a mix of extended body dries & emergers and general nymphs. The X-wide gape allows for oversized beads and high hook-up rates. This hook is part of our XC competition hook collection designed to give anglers and tyers an unbeatable value on a carefully crafted selection of shapes that hook and hold fish in stealthy black nickel barbless models. Sold in packs of 25. Straight eye, straight X-short shank, X-wide gape, upturned barbless point, black nickel finish.