The Kevin VanDam weighted Grip Pin® extra strong hooks feature a molded resin pin that securely anchors a wide range of baits to the hook for a "no slip, no slide" design without tearing the bait. Expanding upon Mustad’s popular Grip-Pin series, the Mustad Weighted KVD Grip-Pin Hook features a sleek integrated 1/4oz/7g perfectly balanced belly weight, which allows anglers to effectively fish deeper waters. The 1X extra heavy wire makes a great platform for fishing near hard cover and vegetation. The hook is designed for a big range of soft plastic lures such as shads, worms or swim baits. Use it to catch Bass, Perch, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Zander, Pike or Walleye. Coated with Mustad´s own Black Nickel finish, which are 4 times as rust resistant as traditional Black Nickel. Chemically sharpened high carbon steel.