a fishhook having a circular bend.
- Also sproat hook [sproht-hook] /ˈsproʊt ˌhʊk/ .
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How to use sproat in a sentence
The short barb, with cutting edges, of the sproat hook renders it superior to the Virginia.
I used the sproat bend, No. 7-0, but 5-0 would be large enough for the average-sized cero.
sproat hooks Nos. 1-0 and 2-0 are quite suitable, and should be tied on gut snells.
sproat hooks of various and suitable sizes cannot be excelled for any kind of Florida fishing, if of the best quality.Favorite Fish and Fishing | James Alexander Henshall
Hooks come in a great variety of shapes and models but there are none better than the standard "sproat."Outdoor Sports and Games | Claude H. Miller