Plug Building

March 13, 2024

Wooden lures have an incredible history in surf fishing - a history that is rich in both cow striped bass, and plug building nuances. From shape, to weight, to paint, there are nearly endless combinations to experiment with. However, the type of wood a plug is carved from is one of

February 14, 2024

Sealing lures is perhaps the most daunting step of the building process. With so many potential methods, choosing one and practicing it properly is often times overwhelming.The purpose of this list is to give you a broad overview of the potential methods that can be used. Each has its advantages

March 21, 2022

This podcast was originally recorded in the spring of 2021. We figured now would be a good time to share this post again.If you're interested in making your own soft plastic lures, then this episode of the My Fishing Cape Cod Podcast is for you. In today's show we interview

March 9, 2022

It started innocently enough. Another MFCC member and I began direct messaging about older surf plugs that were no longer made and how they filled a a much needed niche. Wouldn't it be cool to fish some of those old plugs my grandfather had hanging on the basement peg boards

January 31, 2022

This post was originally published in April of 2021. We figured now would be a good time to share this post again, considering how plug building is a popular wintertime activity. Wooden lure making is a passion for many anglers, and today we have a brand new interview all about

December 20, 2018

Connor PD Washed Ashore Fishing One of the greatest features of the wooden metal lip swimmer is that the fisherman has the ability to adjust the depth at which the plug swims, on the go. I am sure that countless articles and videos have already been written and produced on

November 26, 2018

Connor PDWashed Ashore FishingWhen I first bought my lathe in 2008, the first thing I did was drive down to Cape Cod Tackle to load up on every supply and lure part I could get my hands on.While browsing the overwhelming variety of metal lips, one stuck out to me

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