One of my good buddies talked to musky guru Brad Bohen about tying musky flies.  Brad had mentioned he was using a Waddington shank and split rings to make the connection from hook to shank.  The purpose of the shank is to cut down on weight and on cost of hooks being you only use one.  So I gave it whirl last night and I will no longer use two or more hooks or wire for my musky flies this is so much easier.