Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

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Apollobeachsam
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Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby Apollobeachsam » Sun Jan 21, 2007 12:44 pm

I was readinig TommyZ's post the other day about spoons "old school" . I thought about the days before plastics.. before Gulps.. before Mirrourdines.. before spoons. What did people use when they just couldn't go to a tackle shop, Sports Authority, Walmart and pick up the latest and greatest.

I figured they use whatever they could find... I picked my shoe laces.... and it works.. I just tied it to a jig head. The 1st tiime I tried it I hooked on to an over slot redfish and she ripped out lots drag and got to a wind knot I didn't know I had and the line popped. .. bummer. I tried it again and got some smaller reds and a needle fish. I only had a chance to use the yellow shoe laces but next time I"ll use the white one.

Remember when you guys are complaining about the prices of tackle .. just use your shoelaces to do the catching and save some $. ;)

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby fishingandfords » Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:37 am

might make a good gar bait

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby Bronzeye » Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:40 am

Native Americans have laced up drums for centuries. You might be the first to lace up redfish.

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby nycgrip » Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:07 am

That's how macguyver fishes

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby antinthis » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:02 pm

nycgrip wrote:That's how macguyver fishes

I was thinking the same thing. Remind me of a group of guys that make lures of knick nacks. Glad it worked.

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby l2yan » Sat Sep 24, 2011 5:12 pm

fishingandfords wrote:might make a good gar bait

Haha, exactly what I was thinking.
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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby chasenbass » Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:17 am

LOL!!!!

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby Snyder Rods » Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:09 pm

They will hit anything and are as dumb as a box of rocks. You just need to find them.

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby haoz » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:27 pm

i was just wondering if older shoe laces that smell terribly work better?

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby damian_megabass » Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:27 am

Snyder Rods wrote:They will hit anything and are as dumb as a box of rocks. .


:lol: :lol: :lol:

Made my day!
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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby johnnybass » Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:32 am

I remember growin up in Socal and fishing in a harbor when the bait boats would come in. The mackeral go into a frenzy and would even hit cigarette butts and a loogie on one occassion.

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby james123 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:55 pm

hilarious. Make me LOL.

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby mcha16 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:20 pm

AHAHAHA I THOUGHT YOU WERE GONNA USE THE SHOELACE AS LINE!
BUT AS BAIT? NICE!!
What a nice red!

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby vsmpowered » Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:49 pm

nice :lol:

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Re: Catching Fish using Shoe Laces

Postby raymond0244 » Thu Aug 21, 2014 5:51 pm

That is really funny


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