Plug thread tip's and tricks

Discussion in 'General Open Forum' started by adrian1991, Jul 21, 2018.

  1. adrian1991

    adrian1991 Active Member

    thought it would be fun to have a Discussion On your favourite plugs
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  2. Clint r

    Clint r Well-Known Member

    Me too. Plugs are my go too lure. I’ve got one 4” Lyman that’s caught just about every species imaginable in both fresh and saltwater. One thing I do is tie my knot direct to the eye as tightly as possible. And I mean tight. That allows me to move the knot up or down on the eye and kind of tune the action
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  3. Big Green Machine

    Big Green Machine Well-Known Member

  4. ericl

    ericl Well-Known Member

    I have found that on WCVI it's always a great idea to put a big plug down deep - 7 inch 602uvbii would be my current choice.
  5. adrian1991

    adrian1991 Active Member

    Treated my self to a new plug today the RVP2 #232ii 2018-07-28 18.24.27.jpg
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  6. fish brain

    fish brain Crew Member

    I have one of those with a few teeth marks on it.
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  7. fishin_magician

    fishin_magician Well-Known Member

    I have lots of faves..... RVP series is sweet. ;) Not that Stormtrooper would know anything about that...
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  8. Che

    Che Active Member

    I think the mod's banned him.
  9. Che

    Che Active Member

    oh you're back. what was that, two minutes for unsportsman like conduct?

    So, what's your experience with getting custom jobs from Tomic?
  10. adrian1991

    adrian1991 Active Member

    Nice plugs Storm trooper
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  11. RiverBoy

    RiverBoy Well-Known Member

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  12. Fishtofino

    Fishtofino Well-Known Member

    I'm down to 60 after selling off about 130 a month or so ago :rolleyes:
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  13. ericl

    ericl Well-Known Member

    Che; my experience dealing with Tomic direct has been great. I did try to have then mod a 512 with a green stripe to look like a Coyote super trooper (cop car with a green stripe down the middle) where the green color was a bit off; I should have sent a picture. So if possible send a picture. Shipping on orders over $150 is free & I got a couple free second's lures.
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  14. wishiniwasfishin1

    wishiniwasfishin1 Well-Known Member

    Storm Trooper - are all those plugs your custom colours that you had Tomic paint or did you paint them yourself?
  15. Pippen

    Pippen Well-Known Member

    Some of Tomic's finest work.

    Flying Tomic.JPG
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  16. kingblazer84

    kingblazer84 Well-Known Member

    is that the ron hextall special? lol I wonder if it can slash as good as hextall could when people were in front of his net...
  17. hambone

    hambone Well-Known Member

  18. adrian1991

    adrian1991 Active Member

    That cant be the wall stocked up, i was just in there yesterday
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  19. fishin_magician

    fishin_magician Well-Known Member

    Tomic's customer service is fantastic.

    I have some custom ones I had painted and then before long some pro-staff started having a few made after they saw a pic.

    I wish I had given it my name first....but such is life. I was inspired by Stormtrooper's concepts and had some samples made and the fish went to has been awesome... a couple of close variations out there....all models deadly in early season but limited results when fish are at the end of saltwater migration where I fish primarily...however in the QCI and offshore they pull hard and fast.
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  20. tubber

    tubber Well-Known Member

    There are new stock Lyman lures in Canadian tire in at least one Okanagan store. Pretty sure they are molded in plastic and definitely made in China. $12.95. Glen is rolling over.
    I have about 10 old ones plus about 20 wood ones I got for a buck each that are mostly incomplete (no screw eyes need more paint/top coat etc...). I'll get to them one of these days.
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