Can any one make a 10 '' cigar shaped plug body . My lathe is tiny I can only do up to 5'' . Sure could use a couple . Let me Know in the post Or P.m. me a price , trade or something . I make a pretty decent jigging slab amongst a host of other things .
I have been told by more than a few..If you plan on plugging the upper Hudson "Your just gonna get yourself tired."
"They won't hit plugs they can't see, they go to the scent"
I was also told the fish behavior is different than being in salt. They are in spawning mode and eat to continue moving...
I am looking for any old plugs that my son can revive and use. Kind of a father son project to get him interested in fishing. I have been laid off for a while so price is wicked important. Any help would be greatly appreciated.:icon_smile::icon_smile::icon_smile:
High Tides and Tight Lines
I recently was able to buy out an old time lure maker who has retired. He used to make wood blanks, under contract, for many of the major lure manufacturersincluding Gilmore, Fred Arbogast, and Creek Chub to name a few.
I have a few of his Pikie Minnow blanks now...but those are not for sale...
Ive been looking around and having trouble finding alaskan yellow cedar, western red cedar, maybe some maple or birch, cant remember where i used to order wood from would appreciate it if any one could point me in a good direction !
Just wondering what is the best or wood of preferance for turning or carving. What are the advantages of thes and diadvantages. Right know I'm just messing around with some hand carves, I had used maple as I had a bunch of left over pieces from a custom closet I did. The pieces are 1 by(3/4") so...
Here they are guys, tons of new stuff.
Musso wood replica wadd needle
2 of 3 bunker a 40s for surfratiam, swims the balls!
Heres the gold/pink meet
my big o for surfchat! Handcarved gills, fins and mouth
heres the mouth
Small bunker pikie
Water drop plugs, very easy and...
Samiam sent me a laminated blank and said to do something with it. Sam: Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the top is poplar, then walnut, red cedar, walnut and holly. Has about a dozen coats of lacquer on it.
and wanted to share it. SamIam and I have been exchanging PM's since he sent be a box of persimmion, heart pine and some beautiful red cedar. One of the reasons for the PM's is to see if I can get more, and whether SamIam would be willing to sell blanks to plug builders. Sam has plenty of red...