Hook Ahrex SA270 Bluewater
Bluewater is, as the name indicates, is a hook for the real freight trains of the tropical salt. Giant trevally, sailfish, barracudas, tarpon – even sharks.
This hook has the point and the strength to handle everything you care to throw a fly at.
Available in size 8/0 – 2/0.
Chemically sharpened with small barb
#2/0 x 10
#3/0, #4/0 x 8
#5/0, #6/0 x 6
#8/0 x 5
*A-Steel is a new and innovative coating.
Ahrex Hooks are the first brand to utilize this coating on fly hooks. A-Steel is 4 times more saltwater resistant than Duratin (the most used coating for saltwater hooks).
The color on A-Steel resembles the color of Stainless Steel. It has very low glare and is less shiny than other coatings, like Duratin.
The A-Steel coating allows us to use High Carbon Steel instead of Stainless Steel, which allows us to have super sharp hook points, which isn’t the case with Stainless Steel.
The Saltwater Test – Ranking showing the most saltwater resistant first:
- Stainless Steel (Not so sharp hook points)
- A-Steel (Super sharp hook points)
- Black Nickel