Introduction: How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure
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
Here are the instructions on video