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 Posted: Sat Mar 7th, 2015 12:01 pm
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chokka 123
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As some of you guys have noticed i haven't been active a lot on sealine the past year , so i thought i show you some work that i did last year. These are the last lures i made before i started studying engineering last year so it goes without saying that i don't have a lot of time between student life and studying , but i'm missing this hobby and have a lot of plans that i still want to materialize in the future with a bit of engineerng knowledge.

i made these lures for a mainly spearfishing trip to Pomene in mozam . They have a great tight action and handle fast retrieving speeds well.Thanks to Benny for some supplies that really took this batch of lures to the next level. I chucked my arms off but couldn't get a single strike in the estuary. It was pretty barren fishing from the shore.

I shot a 10.6 kg jobfish though so that was cool;)

sorry for the crappy quality pics and hopefully i can post something new soon!

mould plug:



finished lures:



the jobfish:




i used polyester resin and surfboard foam witch caused some problems but i fixed them haha. Some of them are foiled with alu foil tape.

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 Posted: Sat Mar 7th, 2015 12:21 pm
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mrupp
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You're moulds look awesome - I'm sure it's just a matter of time before you get hooked up . well done thanks for sharing . Ps nice job fish.

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 Posted: Sat Mar 7th, 2015 11:33 pm
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Pieter Immelman
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First things first:

Finish your studies first !!!

You will have a long life to peruse your passion.


Magic lures though.

Wish you great success with your studies :)


PI

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 Posted: Mon Mar 9th, 2015 01:41 pm
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benniejordaan
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They look good.

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