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Make A Trolling Lure Head (Best Youtube Videos)

Author: Bullbuster Team

Making Trolling Lure Heads

If you are an offshore fisherman you probably already have an arsenal of trolling lures.  Have you ever wondered how to make your own? We put together some of the webs best videos on how to make offshore trolling lures.   All of the articles we post on the Bullbuster community are part of an ongoing effort by Bullbuster to bring some of the best fishing resources in the world into one place to help you spend more time fishing.  We hope you enjoy!

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Photo by #BullbusterAmbassador Double Threat Chartersof a Blue Marlin caught on Blue Marlin caught on Bullbuster Monofilament.

Cool Time-Lapse On Making A Marlin Lure Head: 

This video posted by Juan Rico not only features some sick beats but shows you through a time-lapse, a step by step video on how to make a marlin head.  Check it out!

Step By Step Video On How To Make A Marlin Lure Head :

This video posted by Alumilite is more of a step by step video on making an inlayed marlin head.  Whats great about this video is it gives you an idea of the type of tools you will need to consistently make great lure heads.  If you would like to become a fishing craftsman, this is the place to start. 

Grinding Down A Weighted Big Game Lure Jet Head: 

This video posted by Shane Takara has great commentary on how to get set up with your lathe. A lathe is an essential tool for sanding down your lure head as well as shaping it and polishing it.  

How To Make A Wahoo Lure: 

This video posted by GetBitSportFishing features a great build of a wahoo lure. This video is great because it opens your eyes to the materials that you can use minus traditional skirts to make a great lure.  It also shows you that your lures can be customized to have exactly the look you need for the type of fishing you would like to be doing, the bait that usually is in the area, or you can react to the lures that you have been hearing are getting the most action, by switching up your colors. 

Inside A Custom Trolling Lure Workshop:

This is a great video posted by InsiderSportfishing which is a walk through of Jamie "Pono" Lyons marlin lure workshop.  You can tell Jamie has a passion for lure making. 

How To Tie Skirts On Lure Heads By A Master Lure Maker: 

This is a video put together by the masters themselves (Blackbartlures) on how to tie skirts to a lure.  Bullbuster's founder learned these techniques at his first job tying skirts for wahoo lure heads at a local tackle store. He came home everyday smelling of pledge :). 

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