Made in Japan, Gamakatsu hooks are crafted from a premium grade of high carbon steel. This ensures durability, resisting blemishes in the metal that can weaken the hook. The hooks are also put through a sharpening process which results in a superior, conical point, which sharpness is unrivalled. The Live Bait hooks by Gamakatsu are a reliable, heavy duty hook, with short shank for superior hook up ratios. The Live Bait hooks are available in many different sizes and pack quantities to suit any fishing adventure!