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  1. What's up guys and gals Fischtales here Nicky Fisch out of the Phila tristate usa look forward to becoming familiar in this site and group but for now I guess I'll start with I am very confident in my hands and have constructed some improvised or otherwise homemade anything you can think of in my life it's kind of a passion of mine I all I am the type to spend 20 times what I could spend on something at the store to make a criticized equal but I would have it no other way I have constructed and engineered some awesome stuff andas I'm an avid fisherman this is my first time into messing with p
  2. Surely I'm not the first one to think of this. I am new to this site and to lure making in general, and just recently started building bass jigs from scratch and realized I had everything I needed except a skirting tool. So I came up with this simple solution with an ink pen. Used a piece of copper wire to pull the silicone tabs through the pen.
  3. Thought I'd share the best/most useful, fly tying bench I ever made. Watch those garage sales for these old boxes. I've made 3 so far, and I plan to buy every one that I can find. Hope you enjoy this as much as I do. https://youtu.be/kN1GkscmOCY
  4. Hey guys, I figured this would be the perfect place for me to reach out to you guys who make soft plastic baits. I am a senior Industrial Design student at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA conducting research for my senior thesis project. My goal is to research the methods of the at-home (soft plastic) lure maker in an attempt to make the process safer and more efficient in the home workspace. Aside from being a student, I am also the product designer for Optimum Baits and a freelance designer for several other lure companies. While I do have a prototyping space of my
  5. The "Got 'er Otter" slow retrieve topwater bait. It started out by wanting a bait that works when others don't. I carved a wood block I found in the garage, then sanded it to the shape I wanted for that perfect wobble. In the back, I used a magnum jig dancer blade, hardware from LPO and tied a trigger tail out of hackle feathers. Then there was the hard part...it took multiple prototypes to get it balanced & running the way I imagined. Once I figured it out, it had a click and wobble unlike any other bait I've casted & just knew it was finally right. THIS is the "Got 'er Otter" b
  6. I just made this rat and I was wondering how you guys like them?

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  7. How can you make a swimbait out of things lying around your house?
  8. Pickadoll

    Jerk tails

    I tested some new techniques. Metal leaf, carved scales and a couple of different foils.
  9. kidskicks

    The Beer Buzzards

    This is the Beer Buzzard, Make of Beer caps,, You can put skirts, minnows and other trailers, and troll cast spin and most of Chuck En lures mentality,, Like a fly on a small stream

    © 2014

  10. gturcan

    wounded bass

    A wounded bass, 8.5" swimbait made of super tough urethane resine. The mold for this bait is based on a hand carved wooden model covered with a skin of 3D scales. The stainless steel hinges and hook eyes are casted in the bait's body. Airbrushed and coated with automotive clearcoat. Any votes are appreciated. Thank you for looking, Gabriel.
  11. Pickadoll

    First Own model

    This is my first own lure model ! Firetiger color. Jerkbait 15cm long. 58grams without hooks before coating process Made of Smooth on plastic Feather lite.
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