A Guide to Fishing the 50 States

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Making Your Lures Glow: How and Why

The main types of glow explained Most people who have seen glowing products throughout their life are most likely seeing products using a zinc sulfide based phosphorescent pigment. This is a glow that is weak in its brightness and short lived in how long it stays “charged” for. Products featuring this type of glow areContinue Reading

Lure Making: An Introduction

Welcome to Fishing50’s look into lure painting techniques, tips, tricks and mistakes to avoid. This article is geared more for recreational, rather than commercial, interests in lure painting and primarily deals with spoons, hardbaits and jigs. I will discuss the various paints to use, which ones work best, where to get them, paint costs asContinue Reading