This VMC® traditional round bend x-strong treble hook is forged from the finest high-carbon steel. Still today, it is the hook of choice for lure makers and fishermen looking for maximum strength and sharpness at an affordable price point. With a very wide size range including size 3 and 5, the VMC model 9650 allows you to replace the original trebles on your favorite lures with a perfect match in size and strength without compromising the original action of your lure.THE BIGGEST THING IN SALTWATER HOOKS IS ACTUALLY MICRO THIN. Imagine a hook made specifically for saltwater with built-up layers of ultra-thin black finish to withstand the harsh conditions of the saltwater environment. Introducing the COASTAL BLACK™ series from VMC. High corrosion-resistance for the longest-lasting black finish in the saltwater market with ultra-sharp, multi-step chemical sharpened hooks. Such a big advancement, all the fish in the sea will be hooked on it.