How to: Remove a Fishhook - Technique 3: Snip Eye & Pull

Category: Water / Difficulty Level: 1
Posted: 2018-08-06 09:58:41
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If the hook has barbs on the shaft, or the straight part beneath the eye, and it has been lodged into a stationary part of the body past one of the barbs. Simply snip the eye off with wire-cutters and pull the hook out from the barbed end. Apply pressure to stop any bleeding, then apply appropriate antiseptics to the area to clean and disinfect the wound.

WARNING: Be careful of the hook once it has been dislodge it may fly off uncontrollably.

NOTE: Using pork foot for demo purposes. It is said that pig flesh is very similar to human flesh

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