Putting A Hook Hanger To Work!!! By: Craig Sandell © 2019 The hooks hanger is typically used as a method to suspend a hook from the body of your lure. The draw back to the hook hanger is the possibility that the screws will, over time, back out (When was the last time you checked them for snugness). The alternate method for suspending a hook from your lure is through the use of a screweye; the screweye too has the potential to loosen over time. Enter the hook hanger again. You can easily modify a hook hanger and use it to prevent a screweye from backing out. This procedure is not complicated, but it will require a few tools. You will need the following implements of construction: Bench Vise Tri-angular File & Side Cutters You probably have these tools out in the garage. If you don't, you can get them, relatively inexpensively, at your local hardware store.