Judith Arnold Fishing Lure December 27th, 2017 - 10:56:32
Many lures for specific kinds of fish can be found for sale, and the most successful have been scientifically designed and tested for optimal results. Most fisherman have boxes of such lures, each having been purchased at a modest price. Looking at such a collection, you immediately recognize that what attracts a fish is colorful, shaggy, winged, eyed. If youre the inventive type, maybe you have the intelligence to make a lure yourself. What do you need to know, after all? You need to realize that not all fish eat the same things, they all have their own favorite foods. If youre going to make a lure, make it for a specific fish. Study the fish, its foods, the environment of its foods, and then study the prey itself. Fishing lures are made to look and behave as the prey does. Try to be exact; dont add another color that isnt part of the prey just because it fits with the color scheme. A fish does not eat something out of an aesthetic appreciation. It goes for it because its color matches the color of all the other similar prey it has eaten. Something in the bait alerts the fish that this is not what it is seeking.
You might come across someone who asks you what you prefer to use when going trout fishing: natural bait or lures? Of course, we all know what natural bait is... but lures? "What are those?" you ask. Well, worry no more because after you finish reading this article, you will be quipped with sufficient knowledge about trout fishing lures. First of all, lures are designed to imitate not only the appearance, but also the movement of the prey of fish. They come in many different colors, sizes and designs, and this is important because a specific kind of fish may prefer specific prey, so the lure you use must be similar to the said specific prey. For example, if a trout you want to catch typically eats minnows, then choose a lure that looks like one.
In most cases these lures are made to imitate bait fish and are fished in a variety of manners. An important thing to remember about crank baits is the more realistic the look in the water, the more effective they will be. Rapala and Bagley make very realistic crank baits that work for both species of bass. One of the most realistic and effective of the bass fishing lures on the market today is the KickTail Minnow. This lure looks as much like a live baitfish as any bass lure that Ive ever seen. Top Water Lures - Top water lures are very effective when fishing for either species of bass, especially in the early morning or late evening. One of the keys to fishing top water lures is for the water to be as flat as possible. The more the water is like glass, the better luck you will have when fishing top water lures. Some great choices are the Jitterbug and the Pop-R. Fishing for bass with top water lures is a ton of fun and as exciting as fishing gets.
William Shakespeare, Jr. founded his company in 1897 with a first product that wasnt a fishing lure. He started out with reels before expanding into the lure market. Shakespeare began making fishing lures around 1900 and the first catalog was issued shortly after that containing only four lures: the Revolution, Bucktail, Evolution and a Frog. The Shakespeare Revolution is one of the most collectible of the Shakespeare vintage fishing lures. Many of Shakespeares early products were rubber lures, including rubber frogs that mimicked real life motions of a frog when in the water. A very rare collectors item is the Shakespeare Tournament Casting Frog, which is a prize find for any vintage Shakespeare fishing lure enthusiast.