Handmade Lures: Why Are They So Deadly?

Handmade Lures: Even Basic Paint Jobs Catch Fish.

Most custom lure makers (myself included) set out to make perfect handmade lures. We strive for faultless design, great balance, flawless paint job, incredible action. And those are great things to aim for, right? But the truth is, it’s the imperfections of our hand crafted lures that make them so……well, perfect! Ironic, I know. But it should be encouraging, especially for those new to lure making. Every handmade wooden lure is different, no matter how hard you might try to make perfect copies. Sometimes those differences aren’t visible, but they show in the results. Every batch of “identical” handmade lures I … more