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Old 05-20-2017, 08:37 AM   #1
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Fish On Custom Wood Thread?

I am not a plug maker, but I always appreciated this thread; it was always heartening to see that there were still some folks dedicated to the art of wood. Anyone out there?
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Old 05-20-2017, 04:20 PM   #2
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I will try to post some this week Dave!

Almost time to get our fish on!!!
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Old 05-20-2017, 07:35 PM   #3
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Not exactly a fish worth showing off, but I've been happy with the way this thing is looking.
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Old 05-20-2017, 07:37 PM   #4
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Liking this plug as well. Built by Frank (eskimo) and won in the TCTFN raffle.
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Old 05-21-2017, 09:36 AM   #5
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George, I know you have posted that plug before, but that truly is one hell of a build. True craftsman.
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Old 05-22-2017, 11:30 AM   #6
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Hi Larry and George - Thanks for responding and/or posting; glad to see that wood is alive and well!
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Old 05-23-2017, 02:42 PM   #7
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My Hero.......
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Old 05-23-2017, 03:14 PM   #8
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Looks just like Paul..........holding a #10 fish.
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Old 05-23-2017, 03:23 PM   #9
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Here is a cool one. Cookie cutter fish on Paul's Norris Needle copy.
Next drift had a legit #30 fish come airborne and miss it.
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Old 05-25-2017, 07:42 AM   #10
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Poor Paul - He can't catch a break - even when he's helping others catch fish with his plugs!
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Old 05-25-2017, 11:32 AM   #11
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I enjoy the hell out of catching fish on plugs Paul makes

here is one about 20 pounds also on a plug George made

Thank you Numbskull
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Old 05-25-2017, 11:33 AM   #12
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thanks
on a Bernzy surf howdy
what is the date on that picture Jim?

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Old 05-25-2017, 11:35 AM   #13
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Here is a cool one. Cookie cutter fish on Paul's Norris Needle copy.
Next drift had a legit #30 fish come airborne and miss it.
Nice George, I hope that fish comes back around for you for another try at it.

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Old 05-25-2017, 02:39 PM   #14
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May 30, 2014, I think Lower was there that day.
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Old 05-25-2017, 03:42 PM   #15
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Thanks, Danny must have been also if I was in my boat

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Old 05-25-2017, 04:13 PM   #16
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Got my mojo working now, suckers!
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Old 05-26-2017, 10:05 AM   #17
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First fish on a new plug that I've been working on. I'm calling it a Skonrad (longer and skinnier version of a Conrad).
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That didn't take long.
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Old 05-26-2017, 05:21 PM   #19
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First fish on a new plug that I've been working on. I'm calling it a Skonrad (longer and skinnier version of a Conrad).
That had to feel good.
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Old 05-28-2017, 03:35 PM   #20
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I've been doing ok with the darters/bottle darters. Nothing really large yet. The bottle plugs I made get hit a lot but seems like I have a very low hook up ratio with them.

I haven't been out fishing much in daylight to do the topwater thing but finally found a pencil fish yesterday.
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Old 05-30-2017, 09:35 AM   #21
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Damn, Jay. Nice fish, nice plug.

I've got some fish to 30#s on custom wood this year, but hard to take pics where I'm fishing. I've already lost two phones trying. Guess I should probably invest in a life proof case or whatever they're called
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Old 05-30-2017, 10:56 AM   #22
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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.
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Old 05-30-2017, 11:14 AM   #23
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Some very nice fish guys. I couldn't catch a cold at this point so far.
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Old 06-01-2017, 12:41 PM   #24
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Predator fish
GooGoo handcarve fish
Banana fish
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Old 06-01-2017, 12:43 PM   #25
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BigO handcarve fish
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Old 06-01-2017, 06:09 PM   #26
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Your killing me. Very nice catches.
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Old 06-01-2017, 08:36 PM   #27
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Nice fish guys!
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Old 06-04-2017, 06:32 AM   #28
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A "wannabe nice but not there yet by a long shot" fish. Still, after spending a big chunk of the winter trying to figure out this Dalecki darter thing I was happy enough to hit this on its first cast.
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very nice

good catching guys

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Old 06-05-2017, 09:58 AM   #30
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What's Going On, Paul?

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Hi Paul, did George's wooden version of a, ahem, Magic Swimmer steal all the mojo from all your plugs? What's up with your famous darters? Those Pichney Danny copies should be getting all kinds of attention around BH in the early hours? I need to see some evidence that you are still fishing and not just working on the Cape house!
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