How to make rubber fishing lures

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How do you seal a fishing lure?

When epoxy heat-sealing you need to preheat your lures, opening up the wood’s pores and allowing the lure to absorb as much of the epoxy as possible. This can be done with a heat gun, or under a heat lamp. Likewise, you may want to heat up your epoxy, as well as thin it with denatured alcohol.

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.

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.

What kind of paint do you use on fishing lures?

Fishermun’s Lure Coat is an old school lacquer based paint for use on metal, plastic, wood and lead. It can be applied by dipped, brushing or with an air brush. Lure Coat stands up to most soft plastics. A white undercoat before the color coat insures the best paint job.

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