Posted 13 January 2005 - 04:00 AM
I noted the prices in US $ and right now the exchange rate is about £0.52 per $1.
The eye on this one is often covered with paint and you have to remove it. A hook point does a quick job of that.
Even smaller is this little jewel
There are lots more similar ones available if you do a quick internet search but I have used and caught with both of these.
I like a plastic 'skirt' with the top one. Something like these at around $5 per 100.
Posted 13 January 2005 - 04:20 AM
Newt you must have Anne Summers stateside !
Posted 13 January 2005 - 09:06 AM
"Hmmmm. Little, tiny, small lures. Never used any. Never seen anybody use any. If they wuz any good, we'd be using them. Ipso facto, that there Yank fella is trying to have some fun with us but we is too smart fur him. Everybody knows that big fish like big lures and little fish don't like them at all. And what's more, I can't see myself fishing with a lure that costs 4 to the Quid. I'd be too embarassed even if they did happen to catch a fish, which they wouldn't because nobody uses them and if they were any good we would be using them."
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Posted 13 January 2005 - 09:45 AM
If they were used more I suppose we would all be suprised at what we could catch on them.After all look at the coarse fish that can be taken on fly or are caught accidently on small live or dead baits intended for eels.
At the present in the UK the nearest we see to this is anglers using "ultra light" lures and outfits for the likes of chub but compared to the lures you show they are quite heavy still.
Newt, ever used the Northland "Whistler" jig head from Cabelas? found these good for our Perch.
Peter I think the US's version of Ann Summers is Victorias Secrets.Mmuch the same but without the vast amount of strange vibrating lure blanks..................or so Ive been told
Posted 13 January 2005 - 11:26 AM
Posted 13 January 2005 - 02:53 PM
[ 13. January 2005, 09:33 AM: Message edited by: Peter Waller ]
Posted 13 January 2005 - 03:23 PM
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Posted 13 January 2005 - 03:38 PM
Posted 05 March 2008 - 03:07 PM
If you were targeting perch only could you use something like a Gulp worm as a lure?
These are worms made from some vegetable protein you can mount on a hook - you can get "earthworm" variety I think.
I suppose even then you would still have to use wire in case of pike.