Diving Lures: How To Wire For Peace Of Mind

Diving Lures Through Wire Configuration

Lure making is never short of a challenge! For example, a problem when making medium and deep diving lures with the towpoint on the lip is the tendency for the lip to snap under the strain of a big fish. To stabilize the action, diving lips are often narrow where the they enter the wooden lure body, creating a weakness. And when it snaps the fish and lure are both lost. Commercial lure makers overcome this by reinforcing the underside of the diving lip. That’s easy to do if your lip is molded into a plastic lure body, but it’s a little more challenging if … more

5 Tips For Making A Homemade Lure Using Screw Eyes

Homemade lure using screw eyes

These days, making your first homemade lure is a lot simpler than in the past. For starters, lure parts are much easier to find, especially online. Back in the day it was necessary to make everything from scratch…. not so these days! The humble screw eye is an excellent example of one of those off-the-shelf lure making components. They can make your first homemade lure project a lot simpler. And once you know how to use screw eyes properly they take most punishment that fishing throws up. Screw eyes don’t require the cutting of a slot into your wooden lure bodies. Nor do you … more