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carpmanjake

my first!

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i took out an old rattle trap i had where the paint had faded. i decided to make my first attempt at painting a lure. i started with a white primer base coat, then a layer of silver. then i wrapped it in a scrap of a body loofah. and sprayed the stomach white. then i sprayed the top with glossy black. then i sprayed the head with black. then i used white gloss enamel for the eye. then a drop of black gloss enamel ontop. then i sealed it.

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i think it looks pretty good for my first time. btw i was using regular spray paint.

i plan on fishing this around crappie spawning/feeding areas. (it immitates a spawning male crappie pretty well), or where the fish are feeding on shiners.

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Nice fade job!! Anyway you look at it if you gotta start somewhere.

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looks like a baitfish, show us your first catch.

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thanks jim, i also just finished a muskie topwater, ill post it up soon

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