Making wood fishing lures

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What is the best wood to make fishing lures?

Basswood

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 paint to 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.spinning

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