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Posted by JohnnyG
10/7/2017 1:11 AM
I’m thinking of getting a small battery operated Dremel for sharpening dulled hooks on the go. Sometimes I have trebles that have a point or two that dull while bringing my cranks across rocks. I’d rather just pull out a quick automated sharpening tool and get back to fishing instead of digging out new trebles, fighting with split rings, etc. My question is does anyone on this sight have experience with any battery powered sharpening tools that you keep on your boats and what are your thoughts about it?
Posted by porthos33
10/7/2017 1:30 AM
I would just use the rapala or BERKLEY POCKET HOOK SHARPENER. I think they used to have them at walmart. They rapala is probably better

Edited by porthos33 10/7/2017 1:51 AM
Posted by JEEPnFISH
10/7/2017 5:22 AM
The dremels aren't that good for anything. The battery takes hours to charge. I've had two and they didn't last .
Posted by Smalliefan2
10/7/2017 6:17 PM
Get a small hook file, about $ 5. Takes no time to sharpen hooks, treble or single. Doesn't take up much room either.
Posted by silvertalon
10/7/2017 7:23 PM
Or a diamond hone hook file. Best I've tried.
Posted by jason
10/8/2017 12:47 PM

silvertalon - 10/7/2017 7:23 PM Or a diamond hone hook file. Best I've tried.

Thats the one I have. Retractable, pen style. Works great. 

Posted by mocs-tr20
10/9/2017 12:30 PM
We sell the Diamond Sharpening rods that has a groove for hooks at frost cutlery about 4'' long and works awesome.
Posted by FishingwithRusty
10/10/2017 8:35 AM
ive used the battery operated sharpener in the past(it was ok) and the dremel when at the house but the stone is what i use in the boat now. if the stone cant get a good point back on the hook in just a few strokes then i replace the hook. living in the land of giants it would suck to loose a fish of a lifetime because i didnt swap out a bad hook
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