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Ketchum Release Tool

The best tool for safely removing a hook. Slides down the tippet and pushes the hook up and out.

Fish mortality can be reduced by landing the fish quickly and by avoiding netting and handling. This technique will preserve protective coatings and eliminate air exposure. The Ketchum Releaseฎ tool makes this low-mortality release easy.The tool also allows you to retrieve your fly without damage; it allows your hands to stay dry in cold weather; and it keeps hands a safe distance from toothy fish.

Midge - Small-bodied flies
Standard - freshwater flies from medium bodied streamers to small dries
Big Bug - freshwater flies from medium bodied streamers and larger

Ketchum Release Tool