Gamakatsu makes excellent fishing hooks in several different styles. Gamakatsu started the trend of manufacturing super sharp high quality fishing hooks and now the rest of the industry is copying their style. Rig makers have switched over to Gamakatsu hooks because they are so effective and anglers love them! Their hooks are made of high carbon steel and are forged for strength. Made in Japan. If catching and landing fish is important to you then a Gamakatsu hook is the way to go!