I loose more than that with barbed hooksI used them for salmon only once, on the Varzuga many years ago. Of course on that river there were unbelievable numbers of, mainly small, fish. And good thing that there were. We lost at least a third of the fish we hooked. Usually if they jumped they were off. After that, I wouldn't use them unless it was a rule. For my tubes I now use singles with micro barbs.
I happily fish barbless for salmon. As you say seatrout are a different matter. That seatrout that swims towards you in the dark. There you are wondering where it has gone. Barbless it has probably come off.Salmon arent too bad with crushed barbs but seatrout are a diffrent matter. If they start to do backflips then all bets are off
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