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A version of the old "Pikie"

diemai
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Turned out this one out of pinewood some two years ago without any sketch or exact plan about its final look , just wanted a lure like the old "Pikie".

It turned out 4 2/3" in length(without lip) , the body diameter is only little less than 4/5" .

Due to its relatively slim shape and the little oversized aluminium lip it wiggles and rolls a bit more than the original "Pikie"(got one of plastic) , it floats up slightly head-down and travels 5 to 6 feet deep .

Fished my arms sore with it yesterday(amongst other lures) , but couldn't stir up anything , since the sun burned down as hot , so that my arms and face is rather looking like "boiled lobster" color now .

And some three weeks ago it was still freezing at night......:(!

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