texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
QuailHollow, WTJ, RickyWayne, 007catking, tdh136
114127 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 98,660
Pilothawk 80,535
John175☮ 77,908
Bigbob_FTW 69,075
JDavis7873 67,400
Derek 🐝 65,566
Mark Perry 61,396
Tritonman 59,010
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums62
Topics1,135,802
Posts15,484,550
Members139,127
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Mismatched? #13759890 11/06/20 09:41 PM
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 387
G
Gruber Offline OP
Angler
OP Offline
Angler
G
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 387
Anyone make mismatched lures?

Like a 2 inch spinnerbait that’s 3/4 oz to match the shad that are at the base of riprap?
Or a large spinnerbait that’s only 1/16 oz for waking in pads?
Dont know why the hook is determined by the weight?
Like a larger hook on a 1/32 oz lead head

Re: Mismatched? [Re: Gruber] #13760496 11/07/20 03:34 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 17,275
Donald Harper Online Happy
TFF Guru
Online Happy
TFF Guru
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 17,275
Solve your 2 inch SB. problem with an H&H spinner and clip on the 3/4 oz. jig head. Add the blade size you are looking for also. This one is not hard to build as all parts are available.

Large Spinner Baits in 1/16 oz. is not available on the market. You can get find a few smaller weight jig heads with a good Bass hook; but not many.
The only way you can get what you want is to commission CAST Industries to build that. You have to take 100 on the order and the fee is $300 per mold to build them.

You can custom build your own large light weight spinners.
- Order just the wire.
- Order the Split Bullet Weights in any size you want and pinch it on the wire where it is designed for the weight to go.
- Use a a Sauder Gun to secure the weight.
- Paint the head and add the blade and plastic trailer.

I will be glad to build any of this for you; as I have the materials ready to go.


Each person you work with holds some promise to your future success.
www.eletewater.com - Staying Hydrated
www.lakeoviachic.com - Booking Mexico Trips
20 Hot Spot Mapping - GPS Contour Chips - Custom Spinner Baits - Jigs -Spooks
Pure Extracts - Minnow-Night Crawler-Crayfish-Craylic


Re: Mismatched? [Re: Gruber] #13760936 11/07/20 10:31 PM
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 387
G
Gruber Offline OP
Angler
OP Offline
Angler
G
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 387
Thanks
Why don’t the big manufacturers think about these things and why do they have hook size and bait size determined by the weight

Re: Mismatched? [Re: Gruber] #13763199 11/09/20 06:01 PM
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 18,826
O
outfishdya Online Happy
TFF Guru
Online Happy
TFF Guru
O
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 18,826
hook size should be based off of the rod required to use the bait. Light action rods wont sink a thick hook on a longer cast. Heavy action rods will bend out light hooks on large fish. The bend and sizing is related to the size of the bait. a 3/4 jig with a 2/0 hook will not have any hook to sink into a fish after you add a trailer. Many on here would prefer using 5/0 or 6/0 heavy wire on all presentations. I have them ask me to make shaky heads with them.


Originally Posted by BillyVanWard
The zeal of people here to kick those unlike them is something to behold.

Re: Mismatched? [Re: Gruber] #13766474 11/11/20 07:13 PM
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 387
G
Gruber Offline OP
Angler
OP Offline
Angler
G
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 387
Not me I like only light wire hooks 1/0 or 2/0 sometimes smaller

Re: Mismatched? [Re: Gruber] #13767255 11/12/20 12:48 PM
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 26,033
senko9S Offline
TFF Guru
Offline
TFF Guru
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 26,033
Originally Posted by Gruber
Thanks
Why don’t the big manufacturers think about these things and why do they have hook size and bait size determined by the weight

just wow... dunce


David Short

[Linked Image]

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3