Gamakatsu first produced hooks in 1955, and they’re one of the few remaining manufacturers who still produces all their own hooks. If you buy Gamakatsu hooks, you can be confident they were made in a Gamakatsu factory and held to their high standards. Gamakatsu hooks are made using only the most premium grade of high carbon steel, and Gamakatsu has the most advanced tempering and sharpening systems in the industry. From jig hook to worm hook to treble hook, Gamakatsu hooks are simply unmatched.