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Pyramid Lead Surfcasting Sinker – Holds well on the sea bed

Lead Pyramid Sinker

Pyramid Sinker Pyramid Lead Sinker The pyramid sinker is ideal when fishing over both stony and sandy bottoms. It still holds firmly on the seabed¬†even when fishing is strong currents. On soft muddy bottoms it tends to dig in and bury itself. On firm stony bottoms the flat sides of the pyramid sinker prevent it from rolling along with the tide and More...

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Jig heads
By Allan Burgess On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Making Sinkers and Jig-Heads

Leadheads are straight runners but are cheap to produce. There work well trolled or cast. They are one of the few lures that can be used successfully to jig from an anchored boat. Simply cast out and “bottom More...

The sandgripper, or clock-face lead fishing sinker.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Sand-Gripper Sinker or Clock-Face Sinker

The sand-gripper, or clock-face lead fishing sinker. Sand-Gripper or Clock-Face Sinker This lead fishing sinker is designed to dig in and hold on fine sandy beaches. It dosen’t hold as well as wire spikes; More...

Surfcasting heavy sinkers.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Heavy-Surfcasting-Sinkers

A variety of heavy surfcasting sinkers made by cutting and shaping a heavy Puka Bomb. Surfcasting Sinkers   Finding heavy weight surfcasting sinkers can be frustrating. There are two alternatives. You can make More...

sinker moulds
By Allan Burgess On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Sinkers – how to make fishing sinkers

Lead jigs can be made at home very cost effectively. Try to get a mould that will make sinkers or jigs you use most often rather than a mould that makes many different ones that you will never use. Many fishing More...