28 March 2016

• Removing A Hook from Your Butt

“To remove a hook that has penetrated the skin beyond the barb, loop a piece of cord or heavy line around the bend, then press down firmly on the shank of the hook. This pressure opens up the wound channel vertically, clearing the barb. While maintaining steady pressure, take a firm grip on the loop of cord, and snatch the hook out in one quick motion.….”

NOTE: DO NOT ATTEMPT REMOVAL IF THE HOOK IS IN A SENSITIVE SPOT: GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM. PHOTO SHOWS ANOTHER REASON TO WEAR SUNGLASSES.

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