There are many advantages to fishing with tungsten jigs. Low cost and durability are not on one of them. Removing an impaled jig from a fish with forceps or pliers will often cause the paint to flake off the jig, or breakage of the hook shank. This handy tool will save you time and money! It comes pre drilled for attachment to your lanyard or choose the Cold Snap Toothpick with Lanyard. Use summer or winter.The XL PANFISH TOOTHPICK LANYARD COMBO Game Fish Edition is the perfect hook remover for larger hooks and jigs!Removing an impaled jig from a fish with a forceps, or pliers will often cause the paint to flake off the jig, or breakage of the hook shank. This handy tool will save you time, and money on the ice! It comes with a retracting 24" lanyard, so that it is always close at hand while fishing. Use summer or winter. Simple, safe and effective on all styles of hooks and jigs. Two inches longer than the original T2, it also sports a larger "V" to more effectively remover larger jigs, and impaled hooks!