Lure Building Books, eBooks, Templates & Tutorials

Lure Building Video Tutorials

Lure building doesn’t have to be complex…. But it’s fair to say that there are plenty of traps for new players. And learning from mistakes is slow, frustrating and expensive. The Lure making learning curve is usually characterized by a large pile of woodchips, an empty wallet and a handful of lures that don’t work too well. I want to save you that! Good information can have you making wooden fishing lures much sooner. It’ll save you time, effort and money. But most importantly, it will have you catching better quality fish in no time. And after all, catching fish is what lure building should be about.  Not tinkering in a workshop … more

Crankbait Template: How To Make A Brilliant Flat Sided Bait!

Crankbait Template Download

It’s no secret that I love flat sided crankbaits! They create awesome vibration and flash and are perfect for imitating deeper bodied baitfish. Plus they’re fun to make. So when I was choosing a crankbait template to give away as a freebie I naturally gravitated to this style of lure. I’ve kept this lure very simple as it’s intended for newbies working with minimal tools. In fact, a sharp knife, a battery drill, some pliers and a handsaw are all the tools you’ll need to start knocking these lures out. Of course, there’s a full parts and materials list included with … more

Lure Bib Templates (Free): 14 Inspiring Designs To Download

Download The Lure Bibs Templates Here!

As lure makers we sometimes need a bit of a hand to get the creative juices flowing. So I’ve assembled some lure bib templates to help you on the path to perfect lipped lures. I’ve included 14 different styles, including round, square, coffin and hybrid shapes in a range of sizes from small to extra large. It’s important for that a bib be as close to symmetrical as possible. Asymmetrical diving lips unbalance a lure and make it hard to tune. These lure bib templates assists with achieving this, but also help in choosing the right bib for your lure. How To Use … more