FIRST-LOOK REVIEW: RidgeMonkey RM-Tec hooks

FIRST-LOOK REVIEW: RidgeMonkey RM-Tec hooks

RidgeMonkey RM-Tec hooks are the company's latest product to get carp anglers talking...

RidgeMonkey hooks review

RRP: £4.99 for 10 | www.ridgemonkey.co.uk

RidgeMonkey has launched a range of hooks as its expansion into the tackle market continues.

There are four patterns in the RM-Tec hook range and each hook is available in sizes 2, 4, 6 and 8 in either micro-barbed or barbless.

 A unique finish and super-sharp points

A unique finish and super-sharp points

RidgeMonkey says the hooks have undergone an extensive development period and promise to be super-sharp straight from the packet. All of the hooks have a unique RM-Tech GunMetal finish and forged bends.

Here’s a rundown of all the hooks in the new RidgeMonkey range, which are due to hit shops in November 2017.

RidgeMonkey RM-Tec Beaked Point hook

RidgeMonkey Beaked Point hook review

A classic hook that is likely to find favour among anglers on barbless-only waters, the RM-Tec Beaked Point is ideal for zigs and floater fishing, as well as presenting wafters and bottom baits.

Key features:

  • Straight shank
  • Beaked point
  • Downturned eye
  • Forged bend
  • Unique RM-Tec GunMetal coating

RidgeMonkey RM-Tec Chod hook

RidgeMonkey Chod hook review

Designed to be super strong, this hook has a 25-dgree upturned eye for use with stiff materials in chod and other fluorocarbon rigs.

Key features:

  • Straight shank
  • Straight point
  • Upturned eye
  • Forged Bend
  • Unique RM-Tec GunMetal Coating

RidgeMonkey RM-Tec Curved Shank hook

RidgeMonkey Curved Shank hook review

Another classic design that is suitable for a range of presentations, including the ever-popular KD rig.

Suitable for all kinds of carp rigs, the Curved Shank is a great all-rounder and provides

Key features:

  • Curved shank
  • Straight point
  • Straight eye
  • Forged bend
  • Unique RM-Tec GunMetal Coating

RidgeMonkey RM-Tec Straight Point hook

RidgeMonkey Straight Point hook review

A hook for use when the going gets tough, the Straight Point is perfect for deploying close to snags or heavy weed.

Key features:

  • Straight shank
  • Straight point
  • Straight eye
  • Forged Bend
  • Unique RM-Tec GunMetal Coating