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Dependable, flawless performance
Rigid quality Control
Made using the most durable materials
The hook seats in a tough plastic insert fitted into the gaff tip
The hook breaks away when a fish is gaffed, providing a clean and immediate release
Gaff handle floats
Triangular points give better penetration and are easy to sharpen
Barbed hooks are made form corrosion-resistant stainless steel and will not straighten out in use
After stands for the American fishing tackle company and was established in 1958 in Newport beach, California by J.C. Axelson, a pioneer in Big game tackle development. In 1973, milt shedd (a legendary innovator, himself) and wife Peggie purchased aftco, and a new company evolved with a concern for both the fishing customer and marine resources. In 1974, son bill shedd joined the company, and in 1989 he started the after clothing Division, with the introduction of what became the world's finest fishing shorts. In 1999, after began a relationship with guy Harvey by manufacturing and distributing "all over print" shirts incorporating guy's art. Then, in 2004, guy officially Partnered with aftco for the manufacture and distribution of all guy Harvey sportswear, including the immensely popular guy Harvey t-shirts. In 2007, after Partnered with world famous wildlife artist, Al agnew, to produce and distribute a line of clothing for the fresh water angler and those who appreciate inland game and wildlife.
From the Manufacturer
The Aftco FGH8SS Flying Gaff Hook has a slim tapered tip that slices through water faster and with greater accuracy to minimize the problems of gaffing powerful fish. The shaft is "swaged" for uniform strength from end to end, which eliminates unnecessary weight.
Aftco FGHOOK8SS Fly Gaff Hook
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