Uses: Wet Flies, Traditional Nymph. Bronze, Sproat Bend, Down-Eye, 1X-Heavy Wire, 1X-Long Shank. 1X-long hooks are about "one eye length" longer than standard shank length. They are used for slightly longer wet flies, which give them a "truer to nature" dimension, considering that wet flies represent mayflies, which are long bodied insects. They are also a reasonable length for mayfly nymph imitations or wet flies featuring a bead head.