How to make fishing lures out of wood

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How do you make a wooden popper lure?

DIY Wood Topwater Popper Fishing Lure

  1. Step 1: What You Need. 3 More Images. …
  2. Step 2: Cut Wood to Size. …
  3. Step 3: Prepare and Mark Wood. …
  4. Step 4: Shaping the Wood. …
  5. Step 5: Cut and Shape the Lure Mouth. …
  6. Step 6: Drill and Install Screw Eyes. …
  7. Step 7: Seal, Paint, and Finish. …
  8. Step 8: Attach Hardware and Test.

What is the best wood to make fishing lures?

Basswood

What is the best clear coat for fishing lures?

KBS Diamond Finish Clear Coat is a long lasting, moisture cured top coat, designed to add body, depth and a rich gloss to your fishing lures. Guaranteed to never yellow or crack, it can also be used over metal, plastic and wood as a crystal clear seal coat.

Are old fishing lures valuable?

There is a demand for all these types, but some are more valuable than others. The most valuable lures are usually made of wood and have glass eyes. Some very rare examples can be worth more than $20,000. Most won’t be nearly that valuable, however, and price out between $25 and several hundred apiece.

What do Spoon lures catch?

The long standing popularity of spoons results from ease of use as a fish usually will hook itself when it grabs a spoon. Spoons work best for larger predators such as northern pike, largemouth bass, muskies, walleye, salmon and trout. The action of a spoon is based on it’s shape and thickness.

Does bass wood float?

Bass wood is good for duck dekes. I have made a few Basswood Floats. They are alot heavier and make a great float if ya feel like the guys in the boat got too close 2 ya. Your paint color needs here.

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