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Forum: Vintage Lures 04-09-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By tlapinski
Nice score!

Nice score!
Forum: Vintage Lures 04-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,731
Posted By tlapinski
Habs made his version of the Goo Goo and had...

Habs made his version of the Goo Goo and had Cinto at his booth at least the one year, maybe more.

A few years later Gibbs picked up the design and sold it as the Gibbs Goo Goo Eyes. You could buy...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-13-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By tlapinski
I may try this first to see how it works out as...

I may try this first to see how it works out as it seems like the simplest solution. I don't mind it bending a little here and there, but I've had some lips come back bent almost parallel to the body.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-13-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By tlapinski
Thick Lips

Since we're kind of stuck with the thickness of metal lips as they are currently being made, I've been tossing around some ideas on how to strengthen the lips on some of the deep divers that I've...
Forum: Rod Building 02-05-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,546
Posted By tlapinski
Laid down the grips and taped the guides onto the...

Laid down the grips and taped the guides onto the 1321mh this weekend, waiting for the backyard to dry up a little for a few test casts.
Forum: Rod Building 01-25-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,546
Posted By tlapinski
Two maybe three more builds added to my list for...

Two maybe three more builds added to my list for the winter. First up is a GSB 1321 MH for a Canal friend as he found a local source for it. Depending on how it feels I might build one for myself....
Forum: Rod Building 01-22-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By tlapinski
Lamiglas GSB 132 1MH

Anyone ever fish this blank? Not the SSU, the GSB. Going to build one for a friend and will be picking up the blank later this week. Was thinking it might fit some of my needs and I am considering...
Forum: Rod Building 12-18-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,546
Posted By tlapinski
The 1-piece blank.

The 1-piece blank.
Forum: Rod Building 12-12-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,546
Posted By tlapinski
I have 2, maybe 3 builds that I would like to get...

I have 2, maybe 3 builds that I would like to get to this year. I have a CTS VT 4-8 blank that JLH wants as a back-up. For myself I am still considering an ODM Jigster for big stuff. I fished a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 08-08-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,991
Posted By tlapinski
And here are a pair of fish landed on a JLH maple...

And here are a pair of fish landed on a JLH maple Donny that has ben very productive for me this year. The one with hook in the back of the fish's head was 33# but felt like a tank due to the hook...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 08-08-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,991
Posted By tlapinski
Posting a few updates that were caught on JLH's...

Posting a few updates that were caught on JLH's plugs. Sorry for the sucky pics, since Jay has been in the hospital with his son I've been mostly fishing solo.

This fish on a needle was nothing...
Forum: Classifieds 06-13-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,259
Posted By tlapinski
That is a sweet little ride right there! If I had...

That is a sweet little ride right there! If I had the funds I'd be all over it as it's perfect for my neck of the woods.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-30-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,991
Posted By tlapinski
My first fish on a JLH glide bait from a recent...

My first fish on a JLH glide bait from a recent outing. He held out on me all last season before finally gifting me with one for this year.
Forum: Rod Building 04-20-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By tlapinski
The only time I have used epoxy was when the...

The only time I have used epoxy was when the shrink tube I had on hand for a project was a little bigger than I wanted to use. Otherwise it goes right over the cork tape or bare blank and I heat with...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-02-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,837
Posted By tlapinski
The Banana Plug

The banana has seen a resurgence in popularity the last few years, and The Fisherman's annual Plug Building Series included an updated version of the banana this month written by Dave Anderson. He...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 10-27-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,618
Posted By tlapinski
Top and bottom ones look like RI lures.

Top and bottom ones look like RI lures.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 06-20-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,866
Posted By tlapinski
A hair less than half the weight of Jay's fish...

A hair less than half the weight of Jay's fish big one at just 25 pounds, but landed on the first cast ever with one of his maple Musso copies. That plug is now either blessed or jinxed.
Forum: Rod Building 04-27-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By tlapinski
I find that looking from above and then below and...

I find that looking from above and then below and then from above and back and forth adjusting until I get it "good enough" works for me. I have also found that placing the rod tip on the ground and...
Forum: The Scuppers 04-21-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,069
Posted By tlapinski
Planning out my first garden right now. With the...

Planning out my first garden right now. With the massive deer population in my neighborhood (woke up at 5 am today to see a herd of 9 grazing in the yard) I'll be building a good-size fence around...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-19-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,931
Posted By tlapinski
The idea has been thrown around a few times....

The idea has been thrown around a few times. There are no digital copies of them so we'd need to begin by rewriting them all, then re-do the graphics, etc...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-19-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,931
Posted By tlapinski
Fisherman Magazine Plug Building Articles

We are once again running the plug building series of articles by Dave Anderson (Canalman) in The Fisherman Magazine this winter, and I have been trying to drum up some pictures of plugs that guys...
Forum: Computers 01-04-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,317
Posted By tlapinski
This was happening to me a bunch about 2 weeks...

This was happening to me a bunch about 2 weeks ago and has begun once again. I get the same redirected page as Bruce. Had to go in through a Bing search directly to the forums to get here today.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-08-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,697
Posted By tlapinski
Most of the wooden glide baits that I have used...

Most of the wooden glide baits that I have used readily pop up on or near the surface on a retrieve. I would label them all slow to moderate sinkers at most. For a floater the Canal favorite stick...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-07-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,697
Posted By tlapinski
While I know that you said you want to build a...

While I know that you said you want to build a darter to accomplish a squid-like motion over a shallow beach, but have you tried a slow-sinking glide bait in this scenario? Something like the Loki...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-10-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,533
Posted By tlapinski
A 42-pounder from earlier in the year on a JLH...

A 42-pounder from earlier in the year on a JLH needlefish.
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