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What size hook do I use?
In ordinary use you will pick a hook to suit the size of bait/fish you expect or hope for.
OK, I might decide that today I will use a #2/O hook and a large ragworm but really all I'm doing is revealing the result of the thought process which went:
Buy a selection and apply the logic yourself, ignore the actual sizes for the moment.
You will eventually need to know the sizes - about the time you have very nearly run out of your preferred range - at which time you take the last one to the shop and match it.
Unless stated otherwise: Everything in this site refers to fishing in the British Isles and similar northern European waters.