Very sharp and well made Japanese hooks. Made in first class Japanese carbon steel which is very strong. The point is chemically sharpened. The hook penetrates easy and hold secure without twisting, cutting and loosening up. The hook length, gap, point and barb are accurately scaled in relation to each size. The hook eyes angle allows the hook to go straight in the water, and causing it fish better and improves hook projection capabilities further. Guideline Fly and Tube hooks are undoubtedly of the finest quality available.