Category Archives: Trout Spinners

Trout lures, also called spinners or crankbaits, used for trout and salmon fishing in New Zealand.

Rublex Flopy and Plucky – Natural rubber bibbed minnows from the 1950s and 60s

The hand painted soft rubber Plucky.

The hand painted soft rubber Plucky. Rublex Flopy and Plucky The Plucky was a popular casting lure sold in New Zealand from the early 1950s until the late 60s. Few examples of this great fishing catching lure have survived down the years. Older readers as sure to remember it well. It was however a lure that was reasonably expensive in it’s day. The More...

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Tasmanian Devil Trout Lure
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Fishing Lure or Aquafoil – Including rigging tips on video

Tasmanian Devil Trout Spin Lure Tasmanian Devil in a rainbow trout pattern. Removing the wire and running your line through the lure then tying it directly to the hook, or to a swivel on a split ring to which the More...

Turbo or Toby trout lures.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Toby – is a brass spoon spin fishing lure originally designed in Sweden by ABU

Toby Brass Spoons The Toby trout spoon is still a deadly trout spin fishing lure. (Video scroll down) The world’s most efficient all-round lure. Originally designed in Sweden by ABU, this long brass spoon More...

Rapala Shad Rap Deep Runner 8cm.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Rapala Shad Rap Deep Runner – excellent lake trolling trout lure

Rapala Shad Rap Rapala Shad Rap with Allan Burgess Rapala Shad Rap Deep Runner 8cm. This little 8cm Rapala (which includes the length of the bib) is an excellent trout and landlocked salmon taker when used as a More...

Tillins Cobra lure
By Allan Burgess On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Tillins Cobra – Trout Fishing Lures from Australia

Tillins Cobra Tillin’s have manufactured Cobras in Tasmania, Australia, since the 1950s. Tillin’s make three different types of trout lure” the Cobra (5cm), the King Cobra (6cm), and the slightly More...

Teaser colour matched to Cobra.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Sprig Flies and Teasers – also called dressed hooks

Teaser colour matched to Cobra. Sprig Flies and Teasers The effectiveness of Cobra lures can be enhanced by replacing the hooks supplied with the lure with a more attractive sprig fly. These dressed hooks are also More...

Joho or Sally Spoon. Black is by far the biggest seller!
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Joho or Sally brass spoon trout fishing lure

Joho or Sally Spoon. Black is by far the biggest seller! Joho or Sally Spoon The Joho is a typical brass spoon lure with a slightly concave face that causes it to wiggle in a fish-like manner as it is retrieved More...

Super Special or "Sneakie."Note this Special has been rigged with a size 10 swivel and split ring. The body of the lure is 50mm in length making it only slightly longer than the small treble hook.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Johnson’s Super Special – Trout spin fishing lure

Super Special or “Sneaky.”Note this Special has been rigged with a size 10 swivel and split ring. The body of the lure is 50mm in length making it only slightly longer than the small treble hook. Johnson’s More...

Johnson's Super Kobra
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Johnson’s Super Kobra Aqua Foil – Trout trolling and spinning lure

Johnson’s Super Kobra Johnson’s Super Kobra Like the Tasmanian Devil lure the Johnson Super Kobra is also made in the Australian Island state of Tasmania. You can tell a Super Kobra from a Tasmanian More...

RTB Legend
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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RTB Legend Lure – Bibbed minnow for trout trolling and spinning

RTB Legend RTB Legend Lure Available in Minnow 5 cms which is shallow runner down to about 1.5 metres (5 feet) and Minnow Shad 7 grams which is a deep runner down to about 3 metres 10 feet). They look the same More...