The 1X extra heavy wire Mustad Big Mouth Hook is designed for large soft plastic worms. It is a perfect setup for free water fishing with the hook exposed. The wide gap and extra wide bend leaves room for more bulky soft plastic worms. Fish it Texas or Carolina rig style or just free swimming. Use it for Bass, Perch, Zander, Pike or Walleye. Coated with Mustad´s own Black Nickel finish, which are 4 times as rust resistant as traditional Black Nickel. Chemically sharpened, Nor-Tempered high carbon steel.