jrhopkins

big trout swimbait

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jrhopkins    147

i've been trying to get a bait that swims with the tail and think i've got it. this is a wake/shallow diver. a biggie! 9" long, 4 oz. it swims with the head almost stationary and the tail has all the action. going to try to duplicate it in a smaller size next time. i think the multiple segments and the weighting system help the swimming action to look more realistic. will try the same system on a smaller bait to see if it still works as well.

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oldthunder    0

A couple more of these guys together with this one, would look mighty fine in my frying pan....:lol:

Honestly, great looking bait. No self respecting lunge or pike should pass up this baby. Congrats on another marvelous job....:worship:

Oldthunder

EagleLures.

Life is too short.....FISH HARD!!!!!

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bdhaeh    10

Very nice bait! Is that one made out of PVC? I tried to get a sinking bait to swim with only the tail and I could not make it work with poplar. It worked fine on top, but did not like being completely submerged. I don't think that you should have a problem downsizing though, even to 5 or 6 inches.

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nova    53

Man; I thought they might have sent you a hat and shirt or even a coffee mug. You would think that doing what they do they should realize how much work goes into a handmade bait.

By the way, nice baits on your site.

www.novalures.com

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jrhopkins    147
Man; I thought they might have sent you a hat and shirt or even a coffee mug. You would think that doing what they do they should realize how much work goes into a handmade bait.

By the way, nice baits on your site.

www.novalures.com

i doubt it got further than the mail room:mad:

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Snax    0

Another masterpiece! I'm one of your biggest fans John. I KNOW what it takes to make baits at that high a level and yours are some of the best I've seen. Keep it up!

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