The 5 1/2 inch clamp is just a little longer for reaching deeply set hooks, while the half smooth and half striated jaws give good grip on the hook while protecting your flies from damage during hook removal. The scissor function is perfect for trimming flies, cutting leader or tippet in a pinch, and for who knows what else that comes up out on the water. The Satin finish minimizes glare to help you avoid scaring fish. These are not your average forceps, and because they are Dr. Slick’s, they will last for years of fishing trips without bending or
5 1/2" Str.