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Interesting Lure Craft #13809677 12/17/20 01:05 PM
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Since this sub forum is dedicated to lure making, how about showing off some of the best most interesting custom lure work you've seen or done. Anything, whether it's a wirebait, hardbait, soft plastic, jig..whatever. Anything that you think will interest visitors to this sub forum. Here's an example of an SKO Jr. from Predator Bass baits that just came off the paint bench. This male pumpkinseed color scheme is based on work done by a taxidermist.
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Re: Interesting Lure Craft [Re: RedHouse] #13809699 12/17/20 01:17 PM
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Beautiful!


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Pure art!!!

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that is a really nice job.. Do you know any details on the body, where he got it, etc?

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Originally Posted by Bill Durham
that is a really nice job.. Do you know any details on the body, where he got it, etc?


This specific unpainted blank is from Predator Bass baits:
SKO jr.
But there are other online stores that sell the exact or similiar SKO unpainted blanks. My experience with Predator Bass baits unpainted blanks is that they seem to be pretty good quality.

Re: Interesting Lure Craft [Re: RedHouse] #13812263 12/19/20 03:56 PM
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Excellent color combo ! I would have no problem using only that color crankbait.

Re: Interesting Lure Craft [Re: RedHouse] #13812277 12/19/20 04:10 PM
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Here's a color scheme that's done by a guy selling on ebay. The color scheme is "badass bream"....pretty appropriate name. The feathered tail hook seals the deal. 2cents

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This color scheme is one of mine. I call it "Sneek" and its not specific to any species of forage but, some folks suggest it looks like a Gold shiner.
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Very good looking!

Re: Interesting Lure Craft [Re: RedHouse] #13848191 01/16/21 03:15 AM
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What bait is that sneek painted on? Excellent craftsmanship.


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Originally Posted by Slide_R
What bait is that sneek painted on? Excellent craftsmanship.


Its an EsFlat Glide Bait.

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I'm seeing a lot of these "decal" lures listed as custom painted lures. Its a decal glued to a lure blank and them touched up with an airbrush. They look good and I'm not critical of the end product just not so sure it should be called custom painted since neither the color scheme or the pattern are created by the "custom painter". So is it a custom painted lure or a custom painted decal on a lure? What do you think?

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Love this thread. Nice work. thumb


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Beautiful finishes and color combos. Any of you sell them?

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