How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure

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Introduction: How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure

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Today I will show you how to make a quick and easy paracord fishing lure. If you're like me and have replaced your boot laces with paracord then you always have some on hand. So if you're ever fishing and you run out of bait, or find yourself in a survival situation this could be good to know.

Step 1: What You Will Need.

To make this lure you will need the following:

1. One piece of 550 paracord about 4 inches in length.
2. One fishing hook.
3. Knife or pair of scissors 
4. Lighter or matches.

Step 2: Preparing the Paracord.

Take your 4 inch piece of paracord and pull the inner strands about 1 inch out 

Step 3: Place the Hook.

Next place the hook inside the paracord like in the picture.

Step 4: Cut the Paracord

Next step feel for the end of the hook inside the paracord, once you find the end of the hook cut the paracord even with it. Save one of the inner strands of the piece you cut off for the last step.

Step 5: Singe the Paracord.

Next take a lighter or a match and singe the end of the paracord so it can't slip off the end of the hook.

Step 6: Fluff the Strands.

Next untwist the inner stands and scrape them with your fingernail to fluff them up a bit.

Step 7: Secure Paracord to Hook

Next take the inner strand you saved from step 4 and secure the paracord to the hook by tying it around the paracord just above the hook part.

Here are the instructions on video 

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    31 Comments

    I like the way you sealed up the end. Looks more tidy than mine does. Good job.

    i caught a bass and a trout off of this in arkansas

    i made a camo one it was fun thank y

    really fun thank you

    Not yet spencedaddy, just made this the other day but have no doubt that these will catch trout and other fish. Fishing season opens soon here and I will make a video of my first catch with one.

    Do you fish this like a jig or like a fly just wondering.

    I've seen many versions of this, but this is the best one I've seen.

    Nice, please check out my guide on bass fishing.

    How'd you singe the end so clean? Mine looks so messy.

    Well done

    This is an imaginary idea, thanks for posting and sharing