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  1. Hello, I'm still pretty new to lure making. I have made a dozen or so baits that work well, but I'm looking to improve my designs in a few main ways. My baits are made to target Muskie so durability is key. 1. Lip Material - I previously have made my lips from Lexan that I cut out using my Dremel. Its rough and inconsistent. I have access to a machine through a friend that can cut out metal lips. The material is even free. I got some lips in 2mm stainless and its not working. What material / width would you recommend? Is there a cheap and easy way to get better results
  2. Hello everyone, this is my first post on here, so I hope it goes well. I've started getting more into carving baits, and I have a few questions for those of you with experience. First off, I'd like to say that I truly admire some of the great talent that I've seen on this website! I hope to get better and improve my baits, and hopefully you guys can help me out. I've designed two lures in CAD already, and they have gone well so far. The first bait is a small ~5-6" swimbait. The second is a huge trout swimbait. As a newbie, I don't know how to weight the lures properly (where to place the weigh
  3. What is the best way to put weight in a crankbait without a lead pot?
  4. So we have great talks and and threads going hear about properly weighting crank baits which usually means something with a lip that dives even if its very little... but what about properly weighting glide baits? Now I am guessing that not allot of people fish with them and if you don't you are missing out because I have had some experience now with some and believe them to be a very great lure especially in the fall which is now coming on strong in the northern part of north america anyway... and the thing I don't see about them or ever talked about is size. I've used plenty of musky sized on
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