Size 2 is the largest and strongest hook in this range, and is normally tied to lines of 10lb to 15lb. It's size and strength make it a rather specialist bit of equipment, only used with seriously big baits.
Size 4 is a big heavy hook, normally matched to a 8lb to 12lb lines, and big baits like 18mm boilies, large halibut pellets, chunks of meat etc.
Size 6 is a big bait, big fish hook, normally fished on lines from 6lb to 10lb. With the lighter breaking strains of line, it might be used to offer big bread baits to chub, and with higher breaking strains used as a light carp hook.
Size 8 is popularly used for hair-rigged boilies and pellets, and for baits like meat and paste mounted directly on the hook. This is a big fish hook and is normally tied to lines of 6lb or 8lb.
Size 10 is a seriously popular big fish hook, which has accounted for thousands of specimen Tench, Bream, Chub and Barbel. It is strong and versatile enough to be matched to a wide range of lines from 5lb and 8lb.
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