Daiichi 1730 Bent Shank Stonefly Nymph Hook

Daiichi 1730 Bent Shank Nymph Hook



The Daiichi 1730 hook was specifically designed to enhance the natural appearance of stonefly nymph patterns. In older fly tying recipes, tiers would bend the hook shank of a typical 3X-long hook down, that way the fly exhibited a bent body more closely resembling the actual nymphs which bend between the thorax and abdomen when they free swim. Manually bending a hook always compromises the metal and is never recommended. These hooks come pre-bent for perfect looking stonefly imitations.

  • Down eye
  • 3X long bent down shank
  • 1X heavy wire
  • Round bend
  • Bronze finish
  • Uses: Stonefly nymphs, crab patterns 
  • 25 hooks per pack