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#1 Tagger

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Posted January 11 2010 - 1:42 PM

How about some Flaptail pics .. Alot of plugbuilders are building Flaptails now honoring our friend Steve Shiraka (aka Flaptail) who passed Nov. 13 .. Maybe the builders will post finished plugs here .. for now .. How about some Heddon,, Fishmaster,,Striper expert,,Lido,,Masterlure,,whatever you got ... thanks ..


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Posted January 11 2010 - 1:47 PM


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Posted January 11 2010 - 1:49 PM


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Posted January 11 2010 - 2:59 PM

Heddon


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Posted January 11 2010 - 3:00 PM

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Posted January 11 2010 - 3:02 PM

"modern" Pt Jude


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Posted January 11 2010 - 3:06 PM

Steve Shiraka @ 1988 Pre-lathe/pre-internet. Just a guy who loved fishing working in his cellar. One of his namesake plugs.


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#8 Benny Raw

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Posted January 11 2010 - 3:34 PM

This Flaptail was made by SOL member Tom D for Gary Hull. It's a reproduction of the lure Gary caught his first striper on.


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Posted January 11 2010 - 3:35 PM

Very nice George.


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Posted January 11 2010 - 6:08 PM

Steve Shiraka @ 1988 Pre-lathe/pre-internet. Just a guy who loved fishing working in his cellar. One of his namesake plugs.


man I miss him...


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Posted January 11 2010 - 11:39 PM

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Posted January 12 2010 - 7:56 AM

Hopefully I will be able to get up a couple of his plugs today. need some assist from my computor wizard


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Posted January 12 2010 - 9:17 AM

Swimmer-Flaptail ? does anyone have this plug in thier book ..Made by Charles Heddon NJ. Not in my book (limited resource). I'm interrested in date made. Looks Atom 40 but with cotter pin hangers,, I'd guess this is earlier ..thanks ..


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Posted January 12 2010 - 7:06 PM

my favorite... ...and my only flaptail style plug.


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Posted January 12 2010 - 8:06 PM

do flaptails make a tremendous amount of commotion in the water?!


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