Plug & Lure Building – The Fisherman

Plug & Lure Building

Step 9

How-To: Two Simple Teasers

Here’s a pair of teasers that will catch most anything in Northeast waters, whether you choose the long rod or conventional tackle.

2T Pencil Plugbuild

2020 Plug Building: The 2T Pencil

The story behind and the instructions to build a lure that has reached almost mythical status in recent years up and down the Striper Coast.

2018 2 Nats Needle Nats Needle Main

Nat’s Needle

Kicking back to a needlefish plug designed by legendary Long Island surfcaster Nat Piazza.

Tying a Deceiver

Whether used as a fl y on its own or teaser ahead of a plug, this basic pattern will serve you well.

2017 1 Plug Building Needlefishs

Plug Building: Trophy Tackle Needlefish

One of the Striper Coast’s more respected plug builders takes on the Trophy Needlefish, a design that relied heavily on input from legendary surfman Steve Campo.