Stiff-rigger

The difference with this hook is pronounced out-turned eye, which makes this pattern perfect for use with materials like fluorocarbons. Though such materials have improved in recent years, fluorocarbons and monofilaments were traditionally found to weaken considerably when tied to an inturned-eyed hook with a knotless knot.

These days, chod rigs are all the rage and these hooks are the only sensible choice for such a presentation.