Bottom view/snug skirt

diemai
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A bottom view of the "dead minnow" type pad walker , .......furnished a little indention to spit water forward . The "quick skirts" lay snug around the lurebody whilst casting , in conjunction with the ballast being located at the rear part of these lures , they make up for an excellent casting performance . greetz , diemai


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They both look really good.

How much do they weigh?

I'm asking because I considered trying something like those, but was afraid the big hook sitting so high would make the lures turn over and snag.

Have you fished them yed?

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I am really disappointed in these baits!!!!!!!!!! I was lookin' forward to seein' metal skirts.

:)

Nice job, my German friend.

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Hi Dieter, those look good. I like the dead minnow job. I have made a few of those baits with the big hook turned up. I use a 5/0 spinnerbait hook. I can tell you one good thing about them. you can crash it into a brush pile and just keep on reeling most of the time. It usually does not hang up or snag.

John

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Thanks a lot , friends !

Mark , they are all individually balanced to float up somewhat tail down . These 3/0 spinnerbait trailer hooks are not that heavy . Will make a bath tub video during the coming days and explain a little more there .

Wont fish them before coming May , ....no pads anymore , all decayed , ......and closing time commences in 10 days , anyway .

John , ....I know , .....I have made similar lures years ago , even threw one into a tree before , .....and I still have it !

Stan , ....I guess that metal skirts might be rather counterproductive , LOL !

Thanks again , folks , ...greetz, Dieter

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