Trick to Remove a Fish Hook From Clothing (Video)

There is an easy technique to remove barbed fish hooks from clothing without causing any damage to the fabric. I have never seen anyone else use this strategy, but I have been successfully taking hooks out of various fabric materials for years with ease!

It is somewhat tricky to master this method, so I decided to make a video to give you the most clear and easy to follow demonstration. This is certainly a very different technique than removing a fish hook from your skin, where speed and brute force are what minimize the pain and damage.

With this method you are using careful circular motions and spreading out the fabric carefully in order to allow room for the barb to pull out, without breaking or tearing any of the threads within the material.

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  1. Matt

    December 8, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    this is really awesome.

    • Dub Paetz

      April 18, 2016 at 2:55 am

      Thanks Matt, sorry for the extremely late reply. I have not kept up with the comments lately. This has saved me a lot of clothing over the years. Take care, Dub

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