Cedar Topwater Lure

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Project by ghost5 posted 546 days ago 634 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turn my own line of fishing lures using local Eastern Red Cedar. This style I call a Mud Puppy. It is tail weighted for walk the dog technique. After priming I airbrush the pattern using stencils I create then clear using Envirotex two part epoxy.

The Envirotex has to be turned for 10 hours so I built a spinner to keep the lures moving while the finish sets up.

-- Tommy,

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#1 posted 546 days ago

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!! That thing would get destroyed by the snakeheads in the Potomac

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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#2 posted 546 days ago

Thanks Micheal. I have shipped several types of lures to guys up north. Usually muskie fishermen but a snakehead would be great to see taken on one.

-- Tommy,

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#3 posted 546 days ago

Good looking lure—nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 546 days ago

That’s one great looking lure. I have to try one of these. Man spring is right around the corner, can’t wait to go fishing!

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