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Where are all the baits everyone is making at? Post some pics as I know there are more people wintered in making baits. Show off your work even if it isn't recent. Expecting several inches of snow tonight and tomorrow so I will have nothing to do but mess with my baitmaking stuff.

 

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Over 100 views and nobody has anything to share? I know there are more than 4 people on this forum that make baits. 

 

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Here's a few of my attempts to make my own Jackhammer. I think the blue one gets me the closest.

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Made this one to match one of the trailers I have been working on. Accidently put too much powder in and came up with this silver dark grey color. While not what I was looking for it is a good looking baitfish imitator. 

 

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A skirted swinging football head I poured on a 5/0 Owner XXX Twistlock so it could be rigged weedless without a weedguard and without compromising the hinged action of the head. Rigged and unrigged.

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2 hours ago, 12poundbass said:

Nicely done gentlemen! I’ve wanted to get into making my own lures for a while now, it comes and goes and I’m pondering the idea again. 

Jump on in, what else are you going to do in MI during the winter. 

 

Allen

20 hours ago, Heartland said:

Cabin Fever....

 

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I love the color on the bait in the lower left hand corner.

 

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2 hours ago, Munkin said:

I love the color on the bait in the lower left hand corner.

 

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Agreed, a lot of gill colors are overdone imo. Yes they look pretty, but a juvenile bluegill isn't a brightly colored fish. Ours tend to be blue-green with a purplish tint and a white belly, touch of chartreuse on a bluish tail. I prefer colors like that one that aren't so bright like an adult bluegill, it seems like more fish eat those young gill colors. 

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5 hours ago, 12poundbass said:

Nicely done gentlemen! I’ve wanted to get into making my own lures for a while now, it comes and goes and I’m pondering the idea again. 

You can do it at a decent price now that the equipment is so inexpensive.  I say jump in with both feet, I am sure you will get a lot of good advice here.

 

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nothing physical to show. Been learning Fusion 360 and taking classes on CAM. Been wanting to learn forever. I'll see if I invest past this though. Got my eye on a Nomad from Carbide3d.

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