The Gamakatsu Heavy Cover Worm Hook is a Flip hook built with high standards and quality in mind so you can land big fish in heavy cover. The eye of this hook is welded shut so braided line can not slip out of the eyelet. Or tie a Snell knot with your braid and get more effective hook sets when the hook draws in on the set. This hook comes equipped with a unique barbed keeper that has a small compact profile and is strategically placed for superior holding power. This is a quite an improvement over bulky barbs made from heat shrink. Take your flipping to a new level with the Heavy Cover Worm Hook.