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I've been fooling around with making wooden lures this winter. My first few have been topwater poppers then a spook. They work ok,but my first stab at a crankbait swims too strait. How do I get it to wobble? the wider the better. Thanks for suggestions.
 

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I'm no expert here, but I would think a wider bill would make it wobble more. At least that seems to be the case with the lures I have bought.

Good luck!

Dave
 

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I use to make wooden Bass lures and found heavy hooks can ruin the action. Try your lure with no hooks. If it wiggles , try finding light guage but strong hooks.

There is a lot that goes into getting a lure to wiggle / wobble just right. The size and angle of the lip , placement of the front screw eye , even how the tail is tapered. Often bending the front eye down ward increased the action.

I had some very good luck with '' rejects " - lures that to me looked lame as far as action went. Fish hit them though - often early spring in cool water.
 
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