Yeah, I'm blinding a good percentage of the fish I catch. I use 8/0 Gamakatsu Octopus Circles. I feel good about their release, but bad that I'm sending these fish on their way with only one good eye. They are either being hooked directly in the eye area, or when I'm pulling the hook out, the hook catches on something their eyeball is attached to, and their eye rolls back into their heads and they're blind. Also hooked a few with the hook coming out the top of their heads!oooh: I let the fish load the rod, then give a light sweeping motion when I take the rod from the holder. Common casualty of fishing, or something I could be doing differently?