“But to answer your question, circle hooks work just fine for sheeps. They're one of the trickiest fish to hook no matter how you look at it.”.
Anglers seeking sheepshead prefer a medium-stout 6 to 7-foot rod and a reel with 15 to 20 lb. braided line. A Carolina rig with a #1 hook seems
My favorite hook for sheepies is the Gamakatsu size 1. I've used this hook for over a decade to catch porgies of all kind. Find them HERE. The
Because of the structure of a sheepshead mouth and all the molars you will need a very small J hook. The two hooks I prefer are both Owner's the Gorilla Light
Fiddler crabs are widely considered to be the best bait to catch sheepshead. If the tackle shop has them, that is definitely what you want
Sheepshead can be very fussy at times. For most fishing applications, a #1 or #1/0 short shank live bait hook works best. Some anglers prefer circle hooks as