have gotten emails from several customers concerned that their packages
have been lost because they are late and/or tracking data shows them to
have been in the Jersey City sorting facility for days.
Those packages are now moving. Most have been delivered already.
understand that shopping online this year has been unprecedented, and the
USPS, UPS and FedEx are trying to run beyond their capacity. In the 10
years I have been shipping packages, (thousands and thousands of
packages), the USPS has NEVER lost a Priority Mail package, and has lost
only two or three First Class packages. Please be patient. Your
packages will arrive.
One Lure Box
by Greg D
Plan D Lure Box
Getting a little quiet out here...Hope everybody is too busy fishing!
Self confession here, I carry too much junk with me to go fishing. I might need this, I might need that! then I go through minimalist cycles and shed all the extras but it never takes long, adding this and adding that and next thing I know I once again carry way too much gear. How many lures can one fish with anyway.
Earlier this year JJ wrote a article on this blog called "One Lure Challenge." His article inspired me to really take a close look at my BFS lure box. While my approach is a little different I believe his concept still applies.
My vision is to have one box of lures that I can either slip in my wader pocket or a small sling pack and it needs to carry all the options that will cover my bases.
Just picking a box alone was quite a challenge.
Having experience from a fly perspective I knew of a box that had some serious promise. Plan D is the brand and they are rather new on the fly scene with some innovative options that show promise for crossover.
Plan D calls this box Pack Max Articulated Plus. It's design intent is for articulated and stinger hook style flies. It adapts quite nicely to lures, spoons and spinners. They also make a smaller version of this box.
Some mods I performed to fit my use include bending sideways some of the hooks which helped my lures fit better. Also I glued in flat magnetic strips to hold terminal tackle such as swivels, clip on blades and clip on weights.
Besides organization, I really like the slit foam design. It holds my lures in place so as to not rattle and rub against each other. Oh, and it's also waterproof.
I struggled with how to box those Dynamic Spinnerbaits but after adding the mag strip I found the upturn hooks to tuck nicely under giving them a solid hold
I finally feel like I have a box that holds everything I might need short of nippers and forceps. It fits in my Simms Wader pocket or my Vedavoo Sling Pack.
Chris, I apologize for promoting a product currently not available from your site. If you don't wish to share I understand. What I like about this blog is it's openness and uniqueness not found elsewhere. I think this Plan D box fits the unique category and maybe if you get enough interest for it, might be a good addition.
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The hooks are sharp.
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