Thanks for all the kind words gents!
Originally Posted by AndyS
Very nice !! I've gone a little nutty on treble hooks for C&R trout, call me a whack job for encouraging those to go barbless. I dunno, I'm on the single hook jig thing so it's not all that bad, just hate seeing FW fish with a head full of treble hooks sticking out all over the place. Talked to a few about SMB and they all went barbless on the trebles.
I do crush my barbs, better for the fish and my peace of mind, but I haven't abandoned treble hooks just because I barely have time to fish, let alone change the hooks on all my treble lures!