These are fantastic nymph hooks. Great quality steel, a shape that holds fish very well, and an affordable price. I've been substituting this hook for the Hanak 230 since April 2017 and have been very happy with it.
1x strong wire
Standard shank length
25 hooks per pack
Note: OrientSun labels this hook a dry fly and nymph hook but the wire is too heavy for most dry fly applications in my opinion. Currently available in sizes 8-16 but 6 may be added in the future.
Good value hooks. OS 7224 Size 16 same size as Firehole 633 size 18 1XL 2XG.
TJSep 25th 2020
This is a great affordable hook. I was using Umpqua's competition hooks and Hanak hooks prior to using these. In addition to being affordable, they hook and hold just as well as any other premium priced hook. I've used this particular hook for everything from classic euro patterns to foam dry flies.
Jeff HollamonMay 4th 2020
7224 Nymph Hook
A really good and affordable barbless hook to use for tying bead head nymphs
John LaudenslagerOct 1st 2019
Orient Sun 7224
Envelope they come in says Dry Fly & Nymph? Agree with Devin's description regarding hooking and holding, I think, certainly about good steel. These and other Orient Suns I bought run almost a size larger than similar shape TMC hooks.
Craig StoneMar 9th 2019
Orientsun 7224 nymph hook
These are great nymph hooks for the price. I have been tying up some great anchor flies on the size 14 and a inverted bead size 3.0 and 3.5
RayFeb 28th 2019
Great hooks at a reasonable price. Wish I could get them in 18's 1x long...
Alex ArgyrosMar 28th 2018
OrientSun 7224 Barbless Nymph Hook
These are, indeed, superior hooks. They are at least as good as more expensive competition-type hooks, with the capacity to penetrate and grip superbly. I only wish that they came in smaller sizes.
JeffSep 26th 2017
Orientsun 7224 Barbless nymph hooks
I gave these a shot based upon Devin's comments and found his statement to be absolutely true. The shape of these hooks hold on to fish. They are very sharp and penetrate with little effort. Combined with the inverting tungsten beads they ride hook up and hold fish. Thanks Devin!