Fishing Lures

Fishing Lures for both fresh and salt water can be turned on the lathe. They can use a wide range of wood although many are made from basswood or cedar. Most are painted to make them more visible to the fish. You can make your own lures for much less than a store bought one! Now's the time!

 

Turn your own Fishing LuresTurn your own Fishing Lures
By: David Budnik
Let me start by saying I am not a fisherman. But turning fishing lures is pretty easy once you learn the sequence. Follow along with me to learn how to turn your own fishing lures.

 

Fishing LuresFishing Lures
By: Raymond Kallman
In this short tutorial, Raymond lists all the steps to turn a fishing lure. He then supplies great drawings with measurements for many of the popular fishing lures shapes. He also has some great photos of some of those lures that have been painted. This will be a great tutorial for those looking for sizes and shapes of lures.

 

Wooden Fishing LuresWooden Fishing Lures
By: Alan Lacer
In this photo tutorial, Alan Lacer shows us how he turns wooden lures for your next fishing trip. He gives lots of good tips including how to shape them and paint them. If you're planning on turning fishing lures, this tutorial will help you get started!!

There is even a video showing Alan's turned lures catching the big one:
(You'll need to excuse the excited language)
Watch Video

 

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