DAIICHI 1100 - Wide Gape Dry Fly Hook - Rocky Mountain Fly Shop
DAIICHI 1100 - Wide Gape Dry Fly Hook - Rocky Mountain Fly Shop

DAIICHI 1100 - Wide Gape Dry Fly Hook

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n 1990 Jim Lepage and the Orvis Co. designed and patented the original "Big Eye" hook. The original big eye was a straight eyed dry fly hook with an oversized eye (Daiichi 1110) to ease the threading of tippets. Style #1100 was introduced in 1994 and is the same basic design as to 1110 except it is the down-eyed version, which is more popular for dry flies

The hooks are made of the finest high-carbon steel, which is hardened and tempered to an exacting formula that makes for a long point life and a very strong hook. Daiichi hooks use a 12-degree constant taper ground needle point eliminating irregularities in shape, assuring no weak spots, & gives an amazing speed of penetration.

  • Model perfect bend
  • Oversize down eye
  • 1X fine wire
  • Mini barb
  • Uses: Standard dry flies
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