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Discussion in 'Lure DIY: Home Made Lures & Lure Fishing Tackle' started by fishingmad26, Sep 7, 2016.

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    Hi I won these in a competition just wondering if someone could tell me what there for? What species can I catch with them? What time of year can they be used? And how do I include them on a rig? Cheers
     
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    use above hook in between hook and bait stop bass dabs flounders especially
     
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    Yeah Alex they are cracking for flatties also if you have the knowledge you can make mepp type lures
     
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    Can they be used this time of year or is it just summer time they can be used?
     
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    Waters very warm at the moment. .give them a go bud
     
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    Will definitely give them a go but I don't know how they work lol
     
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    Put them on your snood bait your hook then slide down as a baitstop..it's basically a big sequin
     
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    I see. Thanks mate ill give them a go :)
     
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    Mix em up with beads, they're ok in clear water . Over low etc when it's are really slow you can knock your bait out a few extra yards and give it a twitch every minute or 2, create a bit of disturbance in the sand & the colour can help draw attention. I've never seen massively increased catches using them but I do sort of stick religiously to coloured beads :)

    This shows an odd one, I've seen lads who really know what they're about reel in rigs with up to a dozen blades on..... Not for me but each to their own, if it gets results :) image.jpg
     
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    Thanks mate that picture helps alot :)
     
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    You can also make your own Mepps style spinners :)
     
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    Any ideas how?
     
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    You need the wire and brass weights.

    Plus some beads...
     
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    Why has this been moved to the homemade lure section? Its not specifically about homemade mepps type lures. I wanted to know how to use them not how to make a mepps type lure
     
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    Because that is what they are for mate :)
     
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    And no one ever reads the homemade lure section, In fact after 8 years on this forum I didn't even know it existed. I agree with doctor fish about using the blades between a few beads, This is a popular flounder method around the south coast , Just bait the hook with a bunch of small Ragworm and give the reel handle a couple of turns every few minutes.
     
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    How can you know no-one ever reads the Lure Building forum if you didn't even know it existed, mate? o_O It's been going for about a year or so now.


    Nick; I must say, it's strange to see baitfishing attractors in the lure building section. :confused: I know the blades are used for spinners but not sure that's what the OP was asking really.
     
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    Thanks for the advice mate ill give that a go, are they any good during the winter, when the water is dirty?
     
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