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#11850318 - 09/26/16 02:36 PM Shrimp Jerkbait !!!
Rocket Surgeon Offline
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I'm heading to the coast for a few days next weekend, so I thought I'd make up some lures for the trip. I painted up a few of these ....hopefully the specks and reds like 'em !!!

They're made with a vision 110 blank ...eye holes filled, painted backward like a fleeing shrimp ....the dressed treble simulates the tail .

I've also started doing this with crawfish baits ...




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#11850497 - 09/26/16 04:20 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
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That's really clever! Do you have any pictures of the crawfish baits you mentioned?
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#11850510 - 09/26/16 04:27 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
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Looks great. You can purchase the safety pins with the round heads if you would like the little round beady eyes on those. Just cut the pin off leaving a short post, drill a tiny hole with a pin for each eye and epoxy in place.
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#11850693 - 09/26/16 05:54 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Donald Harper]
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Originally Posted By: Donald Harper
Looks great. You can purchase the safety pins with the round heads if you would like the little round beady eyes on those. Just cut the pin off leaving a short post, drill a tiny hole with a pin for each eye and epoxy in place.


Great idea !

On these I just painted some stick on 3D eyes black ...but I dig your idea

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#11850703 - 09/26/16 05:58 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: supernova1992]
Rocket Surgeon Offline
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Originally Posted By: supernova1992
That's really clever! Do you have any pictures of the crawfish baits you mentioned?


Thanks !

I have one on the drying wheel. I will take a picture as soon as it's all set up.

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#11852742 - 09/27/16 07:59 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
Rocket Surgeon Offline
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Another one, still on the drying wheel....

I did this one with the pins for eyes, as suggested, and like it better.


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#11853347 - 09/28/16 07:34 AM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Awesome work...the pin eyes seal the deal.

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#11853900 - 09/28/16 11:35 AM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
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Originally Posted By: Rocket Surgeon
Another one, still on the drying wheel....

I did this one with the pins for eyes, as suggested, and like it better.




That's really cool.
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#11854057 - 09/28/16 01:09 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
basscat dad Offline
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great shrimp bait. the best yet. how did you get the antennae on the nose of the bait. i assume theyre mono or fluoro.
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#11854247 - 09/28/16 03:23 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: basscat dad]
Rocket Surgeon Offline
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Originally Posted By: basscat dad
great shrimp bait. the best yet. how did you get the antennae on the nose of the bait. i assume theyre mono or fluoro.


Monofilament that's been epoxied in place

And thanks !

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#11854253 - 09/28/16 03:25 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: swalker9513]
Rocket Surgeon Offline
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Originally Posted By: swalker9513


That's really cool.


Thanks !

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#11868183 - 10/06/16 04:35 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Black or green braid makes a really nice crawfish antenna for LC knockoffs.

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#11868241 - 10/06/16 04:58 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Bois d'arc]
Rocket Surgeon Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bois d'arc
Black or green braid makes a really nice crawfish antenna for LC knockoffs.


Nice ... noted !

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#11873745 - 10/10/16 01:34 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
Connor S Offline
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Registered: 04/26/10
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Thats a great idea. Nice job
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#11884125 - 10/16/16 08:32 PM Re: Shrimp Jerkbait !!! [Re: Rocket Surgeon]
jippedgenes Offline
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incredible

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