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Project by ken kindle posted 11-22-2007 02:17 AM 3048 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here are afew of the 500 lures i have made this pink one i wrote in japanese

-- ken kindle

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 11-22-2007 02:38 AM

These are pretty neat. OK forgive my ignorance, are these functional or just for show? (I don’t fish)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 11-22-2007 03:56 AM


Beautiful! I can tell you a fish will hit it, but they’re so nice, I’d eat it myself!

Nice Job.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 11-22-2007 03:39 PM


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#4 posted 11-22-2007 04:49 PM

The lures are great. Do you really let them get wet.

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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#5 posted 11-22-2007 04:58 PM

They lured me in here! Nice!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 11-22-2007 09:22 PM

Very nice, when I used to fish, I made a lot of my own lures. That was more fun than fishing.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#7 posted 11-23-2007 06:30 AM

Man the salmon out of Frankfort MI. would slam those babies. Would they hold up to that kind of abuse. I don’t know if you fish salmon, I suspect you have but they will mangle a new steel lure pretty good. Especially one around 30lbs. Beautiful lures. They look to have good action. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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ken kindle

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#8 posted 11-24-2007 01:12 AM

kb here yes i use them that is the ones that i can get the correct design the correct bill length, bill width and on the front hook hanger there is a lead weight that has to be perfect for the depth the lure would work the best . when i started to make lures i thought all i had to do was get a piece of wood and start carving. boy there is a lot more to it and then learn how to airbrush all the different designs and colors. ther are alot of them in my junk drawer.i see where the pros that make lures get $25.00—-$35.00 each kb

-- ken kindle

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#9 posted 01-27-2008 04:32 PM

I missed these jewels. Very nice job!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#10 posted 06-01-2008 06:05 PM

very nice,do you have plans you could post so i could try and make one?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#11 posted 06-01-2008 07:59 PM

those look great.
the paint job is fantastic.
I’ve seen the kits in catalogs, though I haven’t attempted one yet.
my father-in-law would like these.

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#12 posted 06-11-2008 04:23 AM

Very cool lures. Have you caught any sushi grade salmon with the pink one yet?

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#13 posted 12-22-2008 06:35 PM

What do the ” Japanese ” characters say ? Your designs are very nice…makes me want to go fishing again : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 12-27-2008 03:30 AM

Wow that brings back memories. My grandpa used to own a fishing tackle store back in Jersey. I got to be the stock boy and the worm packer, lol. But I spent many hours quietly admiring the expensive lures. These, are just beautiful!

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ken kindle

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#15 posted 12-28-2008 03:15 AM

i thank you very mutch i have started another new hobby making wood handles for fishing rods still make lures but also got into this wood handles


-- ken kindle

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