The secondary roots of hop plants are small and fragile. You probably lost 75% of the root system moving them. Two weekends ago, I was digging out some rhizomes and I killed one of my Nugget bines, just because I disrupted the soil a foot away.
Transplant only in the Spring.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk