Micro Stickbaits: Massive Fish Attraction In A Tiny Package!

Micro stickbaits are a little known and often overlooked option for freshwater lure fishing enthusiasts…. but they really shouldn’t be! Sure, they take a little more effort to learn to use properly, but isn’t it worth it if the return is quality fish? From a lure making perspective, this is an interesting little category of lures! They are relatively uncomplicated to make having no diving lip and often not being fitted with rattles. The real trick with making micro stickbaits from wood is getting the weight balance right, getting everything symmetrical and getting your tow points and hook hangers properly … more

5 Tips For Make Micro Rattlebaits!

A Micro Rattlebait From The Crankbait Masterclass

Few people who make their own wooden lures ever consider making rattlebaits….. even fewer attempt to make micro rattlebaits! There is no hard and fast rule as to what qualifies to be called “micro”, but for me it’s anything under 50mm for normal cranks and under 40mm for lipless cranks and rattlebaits. The great thing about tiny lures like this is that they can be super effective fish catchers. There are plenty of times when thumping bass, barra and other species will nail a tiny lure with gusto! So why do so few wooden lure makers bother to learning to make micro … more