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  • Need experienced angler’s help ID’ing lures that I was given.

     LoganD updated 10 months, 1 week ago 2 Members · 2 Posts
  • LoganD

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    I volunteer for an emergency teen shelter and today while picking up some furniture a widower was donating she handed me a tackle box full of gear. It’s crazy because I was just telling someone how badly I wanted to learn how to fish.

    [Here are the lures that I am curious about]( The rest of the stuff in the box is all pretty self explanatory (extra line, needle nose pliers–which btw Idk what they’re doing in a tackle box but whatever–, sinkers etc).

    Most of them have “Yo-Zuri” on them which I’m sure is the brand name..

    Anyway, what are these and what sort of fish can I catch with them?

    I live in coastal NC(Ocean Isle Beach) if that helps anyone with fish native to my area… I am minutes from saltwater, freshwater and brackish water, Fishing piers, shorelines, lakes. Pretty much any possible body/type of water fish might live in.

    Thank you in advance and I hope I’m not cluttering up the front page with the type of post that annoys regulars here.

    Tl;dr : [What are these and what do I catch with them?](

    Edit: thank you everyone for your help. Looking forward to a new hobby.✌

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  • Farmerben12

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Needle nose pliers will be found in most tackle boxes. They’re used to remove hooks from fish, among a million other uses.

  • bassacre

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    The top two are mirrolures, the next lures look like yo zuri jerkbaits, a live target shrimp(?) And a doa shrimp, the spoons are hopkins shorties? Im pretty sure about some of them. Somebody adjust my IDs.
    Edit: Its a yo zuri shrimp, not a live target shrimp.

  • mmill143

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Top two pics are various mirrolure lures
    Middle pic is a DOA shrimp, and yozuri crankbaits
    Bottom pic is two flutter spoons and an in-line spinner.

    All are saltwater lures except for the spinner really. Maybe the spoons for freshwater.

  • talentedbus5

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Too 2 are mirolures great for saltwater

  • Clodhoppa81

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Nice Saltwater group, and very little use by the looks of it. Trout, reds, Ladyfish, Weakfish, etc.

  • Louis_the_B

    December 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    These yo-zuri minnows are awesome when used like a jerkbait, especially for pike and other big predators.

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