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ARC 16'' Sportsman Dehooker

ARC SD05 16'' Sportsman Dehooker

Perfect for small & medium size fish
Recommended hook size: 2/0 to 9/0

Reg Price $15.99Our Price $12.99
TD Code
DescriptionApplicationHook SizeDimensionsConstructionPrice
16'' Sportsmen DehookerSmall and medium size fish2/0 to 9/016'' long
3/16'' diameter
304L-316th grade stainless steelReg Price $15.99Our Price $12.99
The ARC SD05 16'' Sportsman / Deep-hooked Dehooker is perfect for small and medium size fish and meets the requirements of Amendment 27/14 in the Gulf of Mexico. Recommended Hook size is 2/0 to 9/0. This T Handheld model is 16'' long x 3/16'' in diameter and made of durable 304L-316th grade stainless steel. The ARC Sportsman Dehooker is perfect for most small to medium size fresh water or saltwater innshore species. ARC Dehookers help you avoid the unexpected cuts and jabs from not having to handle your catch when releasing them safely back to the water. The chance of survival is increased by not removing your released catch from the water.
ARC 16'' Sportsman Dehooker
4.5 Stars based on 8 Review(s)
Greer, SC
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Works as stated
January 17, 2016
For years I was skeptical of the whole dehooker trend. I prided myself doing things the old fashioned way with a pair of pliers or just straight up grabbing the hook and twisting it out. Then one day I broke down and bought this thing. After a couple times to get the hang of it I couldn't believe how easy it really is. No more old fashioned way for me and this tool always stays on my boat now. Very pleased!

Ringwood, NJ
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Tool
January 12, 2016
It took me and my buddies a little while to get used to it but we now love it. Makes unhooking fish a lot easier both for us and the fish. Def a great buy...wish i purchased it sooner.

Pozzuoli, Italy
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Best tool to have
May 19, 2015
i have been bitten by bluefish while unhooking it, now that I have this, it is super easy to unhook them. Great product and it is very strong.

Lake worth, FL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

April 23, 2015
i use this for baitfish and they always stay alieve longer i would be useless with out this thing

Alexandria, VA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Harmless live release
September 19, 2014
Large non slip handle, heavy gauge wire can take a beating. Saves terminal tackle when we accidentally hook up with a large stingray or other unwanted by catch. Great value. Every boat should have one.

2 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great tool, but....
November 25, 2013
Absolutely the best fishing tool I've ever owned! I bought one two years ago and used it every weekend since, cleanly and safely de-hooking hundreds of fish, from sail cats, sharks and toothy mackerel to snapper, sea trout and red fish. Every guest on our boat is amazed at how easy and simple it is to use, and it's truly a rare event for us to ever actually touch a fish, whether we're releasing a fish or putting it in the fish box. If it's so great, why only a two star rating? Well, the original de-hooker was recently lost overboard, and since I never plan to go fishing again without one, so I purchased an exact replacement from Tackle Direct through Amazon - this 16" ARC. It was shipped and received within a few days, and we took it with us this past weekend, looking for sea trout, grouper and king mackerel in Tampa Bay. Our first fish was a three pound mackerel so we whipped out the ARC to quickly release him. Just like the hundreds and hundreds off times before with our previous ARC, I grabbed the leader in one hand and slid the de-hooker down to the hook and pulled tight to release the fish. At that moment, the rod of the de-hooker snapped off at the handle and went flying into the sea. Left with only the handle and one mad mackerel, which were both eventually lost overboard during the ensuing fire drill, we couldn't believe what had just happened. I didn't even have anything to return for a replacement. I've just now ordered my third one, and if it lasts as long as my first one, I'll come back and change the rating. It's a great tool and hopefully we just got a rare defective one this time.

Jim gloster
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

This is a good product to keep the fish a live that you release.
May 20, 2013
I like using the product

Vienna, ME
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Gotta have item
March 11, 2013
Matches well with my short handler dehooker
Good construction


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