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Re: Red dots on hard body lures...

Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:28 am
by smile0784
meppstas wrote:
Stumpjumper wrote:None that I know of mate. The red dots are thought to trigger aggression in trout as the dots mimic spawning colours.


Spot on Stumpjumper.. also small brown trout have red spots and with trout being cannibals is another reason I put the spots on the lure.

Very small aggressive brown, Merseylea (18-3-14) (Medium).JPG


Interesting
Didnt know that

Re: Red dots on hard body lures...

Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:24 am
by Texas
Hey Adrian, what paint did you use ????
I'm thinking, yours or Pam's nail polish
Cheers Gra

Re: Red dots on hard body lures...

Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:59 pm
by meppstas
Texas wrote:Hey Adrian, what paint did you use ????
I'm thinking, yours or Pam's nail polish
Cheers Gra


:rofl: I could swear at you Gra.. but I'll do it under my breath.. ;-) In fact I used Humbrol super enamel paint, comes in a small tin like the ones used on model planes etc.. used to use it on my metal spinner blades years ago..

cheers
Adrian

Re: Red dots on hard body lures...

Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:40 pm
by purple5ive
Ive used my Mums nail polish before because my wife didnt have the right colour :rofl:
i still have it in the shed.