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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-10-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 278
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Posted By JLH
The slot is right on center. Good thought...

The slot is right on center.

Good thought that thinning it might have resulted in more action, thanks! I usually make a half a dozen or more different variations of a plug when I try something...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-10-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Itís been a little slow going this winter for me...

Itís been a little slow going this winter for me building wise but Iím about done with the needles and Mussos I wanted to get finished so I decided to try something new based on a Conrad. I went a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-13-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
I spent the last few sessions working on some...

I spent the last few sessions working on some glide baits for the coming season. I made a couple variations at the end of last winter and had one that fished well that I'm working on reproducing it....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-13-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
This is the third building season that I've been...

This is the third building season that I've been using it. Like Billy said I just use one coat which covers and protects the paint well but it doesn't provide a lot of protection against hook rash...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-24-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Hah I've painted some that are much uglier than...

Hah I've painted some that are much uglier than that one! I think it will be a fish catching color but we will have to see how they feel about it...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-23-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Missed Sunday morning but finally finished up...

Missed Sunday morning but finally finished up some large needles for the upcoming season. About half are pine and around 2.8oz and the others are maple and 3.5oz. Will hopefully finish up some pine...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-02-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Right around 2.5oz on the pine and the maples are...

Right around 2.5oz on the pine and the maples are around 3.5oz.

Slow sinking on the pines.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-02-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
I like the high slow lefty 2 a lot on the version...

I like the high slow lefty 2 a lot on the version of the Donny that I have been making but I'm not sure if it is very true to the original. I've built them with the Pikie 3 as well and they do get a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-02-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
I am about done with targeting stripers for the...

I am about done with targeting stripers for the season, at least seriously, so I finally found a little time to clean up the shop and turn a few plugs. First up this building season is some larger...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-22-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Thanks Chris - maybe I can check it out at Demo...

Thanks Chris - maybe I can check it out at Demo day if you will be there? I been trying to limit the number of different plug styles I make but I do plan to do a pikie or some sort eventually.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-22-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Thanks guys What I want is something that...

Thanks guys

What I want is something that will cruise at that depth at a slow retrieve and with a lazy swimming action. Iíve made a couple of plugs based on the Musso pine with different lips but...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-20-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Experimenting with weighting on metal lips to get...

Experimenting with weighting on metal lips to get one with will run at a medium depth of 3-6'. I've been doing well with surface swimmers, a subsurface swimmer that gets down around 2-3ft and a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-17-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
Those look pretty cool Matt! Good luck getting...

Those look pretty cool Matt! Good luck getting them to swim how you want them.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-01-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,950
Posted By JLH
I had a great time fishing metal lips this season...

I had a great time fishing metal lips this season so I'll be making more of those in a variety of styles. Deep diving, sub surface and surface swimmers all produced well for me this year. I also...
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