Fish Skull Articulated Shanks

Simplify the process of tying jointed flies using these hook shanks for articulated flies.


Fish Skull Articulated Shanks are designed to simplify the tying of articulated flies. These hook shanks for articulated flies can be used in single-hook and two-hook articulated streamers and poppers. It is also used for streamers that use a free-swinging stinger hook such as Intruder-style salmon and steelhead flies. 20 shanks per pack.
Sizes: 20mm, 35mm, 55mm.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.2 / 5 based on 4 reviews


4 of 4 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Articulated stramers - 7/22/2012
    By: from Texas
    Top 500 Contributor

    Had been looking for these for awhile now and they work very well. Tying for a trip to Canada later next month, but going to try out some at Lower Mountain Fork in Oklahoma.

  • 4/5


  • 4/5

    By: from Upstate NY
    Top 25 Contributor

    An interesting product, but not really a new idea. As another reviewer suggested, be sure to pair the shank with a straight eye hook that has a fairly large eye. I use a TMC 8089 or a Gamakatsu stinger.

  • 4/5

    be careful of the hooks you use with this - 2/8/2012
    By: from houston, texas
    Top 500 Contributor

    I've been looking for something like this since I 1st sw articulated patterns. Good product, but some caveats: 1. you may want the 35mm length. 20mm is pretty short, although it is still adding to overall hook length. 2. Choose your matching hook carefully. You almost certainly want a straight eye hook (not that common in streamer hooks), and not all eyes are big enough to swing freely. So check first befor you buy or tie . But, as I say, overall a good product.

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