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Making Paddle Tail Soft Plastic Fishing Lures

A guide to making simple soft plastic paddle tail fishing lure, from making the master, creating a mould to pouring and fishing.

For a more in-depth look at cooking and pouring soft plastic the second part of the my making simple worm videos covers this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSPMrxW6CHI

Paddle Tail tools and materials

Wooden Lollipop stick
Mitre saw or ruler and fine saw
100grit sandpaper attached or laid on a flat surface
Superglue
Craft Knife
Aluminium car body mesh (normally available from auto supplies)
Large grip clips
Polymer clay (Super Sculpey) (craft shops/art shops or online)
Pasta Machine or rolling pin and flat surface
Standard kitchen oven
Ceramic tile
Wet and dry sand paper starting no less than 400 grit to as fine as you have
Cotton Cloth
Piece of picture framing glass as mould base
Lego mould box
Plasterscene
Low viscosity RTV silicone such as Polycraft GP-3481-F RTV Silicone

Pouring Lures
Flexible liquid PVC, lure lube and colours for making the lures
Microwave oven
Microwave safe Jug
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44 comments

  1. I know it's too late but
    why didn't you do a wood sample and use it instead of clay?

  2. Very very complex๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿพ

  3. Nice video, I like the way you made it. But here is an Idea for you when you add your colors to the liquid PVC why not use a color that glows in the dark. so you kill two birds with one stone. not only do you make your lure to use but it can also be used at night with a little flashlight to charge the glow and attract even more fish. Glow in the dark lures. If it works, I want a finder's fee for the Idea. Not for the lure idea but the glow in the dark addition to your idea. They are making a lot of lures that have LED technology, why not upgrade your idea, and market it for a mad profit and we both retire.

  4. Very well done, but i have a question:
    Why not just mold the shape directly in clay? What is the woodwork, and the foilnet part good for -Are they a must? You are obviously very good at woodwork, but a clay model would be much more simple to shape, at least to me :ยด)

  5. it works with plastisol for ink Serigraphy ? is the same ?

  6. This was the best 14:50 I've ever spent watching on YT. Your craftsmanship, artistry, and education lured me in… no pun intended, well maybe just a bit. Thank you for this. I now have a new project to fuck up!

  7. idk why but this was so satisfying

  8. why not use sturing paddles out of wood less work

  9. What a waste of time creating the master. You should've gotten some oven bake clay, rolled it between your palms to get the general shape, bake it, then sanded it to shape. The popsicle sticks, mesh, and all of the steps before and after are really unnecessary.

  10. Anthony Iskandar

    I always whatching your video sire,,I'll subscribe your video that I like

  11. Who tf uses a bobber with a lure

    • The Handmade Fisherman

      I do, for winter pike when they do not want to move you can jig it up and down in their face till they get pissed of and bite it

  12. Ryley Stacey blogs 101

    Can u make a video on making drop shot lures

    • The Handmade Fisherman

      i will be making some a gain, i did do a c=video on making injection moulds for small drop shot lures

  13. They look nice

  14. I challenge you to make fishing lure out of clay

  15. Nice vid bro thanks for the info

  16. I have never caught a fish with a lure. I'm starting to think its a myth.

  17. I like this

  18. Thank you Sir for the video. I watched it when it came out and had to re-watch it now so I can try it. I hope I can do as well as you did. God Bless Sir!

  19. That ๐ŸŸ is cool yo an I'm now here yay I sud to you an i ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘up that cool

  20. Wow cool

  21. Very good lure you have designed there, I like the way its tail moves in the water, looks like a real fish! Nice One! ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. LOVE IT!! Thumbs up. plus I subbed!!

  23. Cool ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘

  24. Can you Send one to Luleรฅ sweden ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. why did the sandpaper part take me almost 2 hours

  26. dude ,is that you yeah its me .dude.

    hello sir ..can i just buy from you??.thank you…

  27. I have a couple questions, first what brand and hardness of plastisol is best for saltwater?…second, here in th US it's very common for them to add salt and scents to baits for bass…thoughts on this for saltwater?

  28. Powered by R/C / eflb150

    Finally centimeters! Something I understand!

  29. Mark KIDCOCHIESE Garry

    What an awesome video ย well done !!

  30. Is this kind of lure are effective for channel fishing…mostly shol snake head

  31. Love it. I'm gonna try to find more vidoes. Thanks sir. God bless

  32. Thank you for sharing! I did enjoy it! As far as for me I will just go to Walmart and buy some gigs for 1.46$ god bless America

  33. leyteris klimentidis

    Terrific job man.

  34. I want to carve/make my own lures. Is this a good deal or should I pass?
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/152740766057

  35. So what's the purpose of creating a meticulous chamfer and bevel early in the process? Screen was placed over it which hid any evidence that it was even done.

    • The Handmade Fisherman

      that is not my idea of meticulous but it does effect the way the mes bends over it, if i was doing this now i would probably lose the inner wood and mesh and try shaping just out of clay or another material this was a bit ott but it does make it easy to get an accurate shape

  36. How do you get the clours

  37. awesome! I was thinking why there's a real-life green fish ๐Ÿ˜€

  38. That is some great lure making and good detailed tutorial, paired with the most monotonous narrating you could imagine ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for awesome videos though, gonna give that a try myself!

  39. why?i don't know what stores fishing you have there,but here with 5 euros i take 15 ready silicon fish baits!so i am thinking why someone must do all that???oops i found it…just to earn some money from the videooooo….GOOD JOB MY FRIEND!!

  40. For people who cant get the metal mesh or want to save money, masking tape works well. Polymer clay will stick to it.
    Great tutorial, my only problem is that where I live buying the silicone and pvc would cost way more than just buying lures. Might try some carved ones though!

  41. Nice video

  42. Awesome video but Iโ€™ll stick with Walmart baits

  43. ุตู„ุงุญ ุงู„ุฏูŠู† ุงู„ุฃูŠูˆุจูŠ

    Nice

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