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by flintlures
Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Flint Lures
Topic: New lure backings
Replies: 1
Views: 662

New lure backings

Earlier this year I went and saw a lady at the local newsagency to talk about getting some card backings done up to place my lures on. She was a great help, she designed the card with a description and a photo, and with enough space for the lure to be placed. I've attached a photo, along with some o...
by flintlures
Thu Jan 01, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: Flint Lures
Topic: New poppers
Replies: 2
Views: 557

New poppers

I made some new Black Widow Poppers to see how they would turn out. Let me know what everyone thinks?

Kind regards
Hurtle (Joe) Flint
by flintlures
Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: LURE AND MORE - GENERAL CHAT
Topic: WELCOME TO THE FORUM PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Replies: 170
Views: 24075

Re: WELCOME TO THE FORUM PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF

Hello everyone! My name is Hurtle (Joe) Flint of Flint Lures. I have been making lures for the past 25 years or so. I make lures suitable for most species, but have slowed up a lot lately. I have been making a few nudes recently out of assorted Australian timbers. The most recent were made out of Mu...
by flintlures
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Flint Lures
Topic: New nude lures
Replies: 1
Views: 362

New nude lures

Hi everyone, Just made a new batch of nude lures out of Australian mulga, bull oak and pencil cedar. The Mulga lures are very hard and heavy but look great! They are almost impossible to carve. There are no hooks on them as yet. IMG_1866[1].JPG Top right - Pencil Cedar Bottom middle - Bull Oak Rest ...
by flintlures
Sun May 22, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Vintage & Collectable Lures General Chat
Topic: How many lure makers still hand carve lures?
Replies: 40
Views: 6324

Re: How many lure makers still hand carve lures?

Jimmymate, Thanks for welcoming me to the site. I'm interested to know if you make lures? I didn't know there were so many people still carving lures and I note that most of them are old like me. For instance I see there is a man call salmon making lures at Taylor's Beach. I live in Ingham North Que...
by flintlures
Wed May 11, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: Vintage & Collectable Lures General Chat
Topic: How many lure makers still hand carve lures?
Replies: 40
Views: 6324

Re: How many lure makers still hand carve lures?

Hi Mully & James

Thanks for your kind words. I have just started getting back into making a few lures and I will see about getting some photo's on the web soon.
by flintlures
Thu May 05, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Vintage & Collectable Lures General Chat
Topic: How many lure makers still hand carve lures?
Replies: 40
Views: 6324

Re: How many lure makers still hand carve lures?

Hi everyone! :) My name is Joe Flint and I am 75 years old. I live in Queensland and I still make hand carved lures using a stanley knife and sand paper. I also make my own eyes and bibs. I mainly use White Beech timber when I can get it. I also use a bit of red cedar. Usaully I use zinc alume bibs ...

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