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1. (WO1998052409) FISH-HOOK DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/052409    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/010429
Publication Date: Fri Nov 27 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Fri May 22 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A01K 83/06
Applicants: ASHER, Delmar, Lawrence
POLYDOROU, Basil
FOSTER, Vivian, Edward
Inventors: ASHER, Delmar, Lawrence
POLYDOROU, Basil
FOSTER, Vivian, Edward
Title: FISH-HOOK DEVICE
Abstract:
According to the present invention there is provided a fish-hook device (10, 30, 40) comprising an elongate body (11) defining opposite first (12) and second (13) ends. A hook formation (14) is provided in the body (11) at or towards the first end (12) and a shank (15, 16, 17) is provided in the body (11) to extend between the hook formation (14) and the second end (13). A coil formation (18) is provided in the shank (15) towards the second end (13) of the body. The device is characterized therein that the first end (12) and coil formation (18) are positioned relative to each other allowing an elongate bait member (19) in use threaded over the coil formation (18) to extend generally straight when the second end (13) is also inserted in the bait (18).