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NM Hevi

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  1. 3 spined stickleback

    Like this one a lot. Are these Deep little N blanks?
  2. Blank Flicker Shads/Minnows

    Looks more like a Shad Rap KO to me?
  3. Adding weight and Noise

    Adding weight and noise to plastic cranks and Topwater baits. Question is, is there another way of sealing hole other than toothpick epoxy that you guys would recommend? Also where's the best place to drill hole? Thanks John
  4. Duck season

    I duck hunt a lot. Which feathers do you keep? I'd mostly be put them on jerkbaits and topwater Baits.
  5. Help with skirt

    Just viewed your rabbit fur video,liked it. You use round ball i use minnow head with 3D eyes same pattern though and I'm sure similar results too. I use a Gami, how are you liking those Lil Nasty hooks? I have a deadly bright pattern (pink, chart, lime,and black, we call it Fugly) thats very effective on Walleye and at times Smallies. My father was born and raised in Philly until he joined the military, ended up here in NM and never went back. He's 80, has his own boat and fishes for Walleye once a week year around, i can't keep him in jigs at times. In 5 years he become very, very good at graphing and catching. What part of PA you from?
  6. Help with skirt

    I will take your advice on natures edge pumpkin as well as trying hair jigs for cold water, makes sense. I pair that Camo Bitsy Bug with a GP Chigger Craw has been my go to for years now. I'm a smallie fanatic, caught a 5.4 two weeks ago on a Ultra Minnow head with craft fur painted in a Bluegill pattern i made, moss green paint and dark olive craft fur 1/8oz. Maybe you'd be willing to share a belly hair smallmouth pattern? Always enjoy learning new techniques.
  7. Help with skirt

    You are correct sir it can make a big difference on a tough bite at times for sure. Rule of thumb for me has been cold water Living Rubber, as water warms and craws spawn I'll normally downsize to match the hatch with the Bug, Have tied many LR jigs, but can honestly say I've never tied a fine cut skirt. I'm relatively new to building/painting my own baits and can't believe I didn't start doing so years ago. A completely new addiction has been born! Thanks for you help.
  8. Help with skirt

    Yes i do realize that. Not looking for more strands but rather a smaller/thinner profile on a finesse jig, smallies are keyed in on small craws right now. if fine cut cant be made with glitter or translucent/clear is my thinking wrong with regards to SK Bitsy Bugs skirts being fine cut? Sure looks and feels thinner and definitely has glitter. Smalljaw, I'm looking for silicon tabs, not rubber.
  9. School of Sunfish

    Very nice
  10. Help with skirt

    Thanks smalljaw saw color 407 while searching i may end up going that route, however was looking for fine cut first. They're out of stock on most other colors im looking for also.
  11. Help with skirt

    Looking to match as close as possible SK Bitsy Bug skirt Camo. Tabs look to be black w/green flake, light brown, and clear w/green and copper fine cut. Have looked at LPO,Barlow, Living Rubber, Skirts Unlimited. I can make do with straight black and light brown, but would really like to have the clear w/green and copper match. This is for personal use, so ordering a 1000 custom tabs is really not an option. Fine Cut seems to have limited color options and according to Paul at LR is very hard to make. Any help would be appreciated.
  12. Salmo Hornet blanks

    Good question! I've looked and couldn't find any...for what thats worth. Just bought some cheap (10) on close out.
  13. Airbrush repair?

    I have the same brush (no issues) I'd be interested to hear what comes of this also. Have you tried searching YouTube ? Is water coming from your compressor? Do you have a water separator?
  14. Iwata Eclipse

    Mine has performed wonderfully.
  15. Deep diving jerk baits blanks

    110+1 and the Lucky Craft Staysee 90 will only get you to about 9'-10', for a 4"-5" bait to get that deep you'll need to add weight and a very long cast. Good Luck
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