Video: How to Make an Amazing Shrimp Lure from Straws


Okay, we’ll admit it, this is pretty impressive. This angler apparently decided that he spent enough money purchasing soft lures and decided to make one himself, out of nothing but a simple drinking straw. However, to complete the lure, you’ll need to learn some fancy origami-style folding as well.

The homemade lure is especially effective for catching squid. Although squid fishing is not particularly popular in North America, there is a very passionate community of anglers dedicated to catching these strange-looking cephalopods. Jigs for squid fishing are usually custom designed for squids only, but we think this straw method can be used in a lot of applications—if you have the patience to nail it down.

What do you think? Is this something you would try?


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