How to DIY a Popping Cork Lure

With the help of our friends at West Marine, Alex Suescun shows us how to create a popping cork lure from materials easily found at your local store.

It’s easy to DIY your own lures when you’ve got the help of your local West Marine store. They’ve got anything and everything an angler could possibly need, and more. Watch this video to learn how to make your own popping-cork lure.

About West Marine

Anglers unanimously agree that a bad day of fishing beats a good day at work. Recognizing this profound truth, West Marine offers an outstanding selection of fishing gear. Whether your passion is casting chug bugs on the Chesapeake, kite fishing in the Keys or stalking trophy largemouth bass, West Marine is here to help with boating’s best selection of fishing gear—and with local expertise to match. Online and in stores, you will find everything you need—except of course the fish!

Along with a comprehensive selection of fishing rods and reels, West Marine offers a broad selection of related gear, including bait tanks and pumps, crabbing and lobster gear, downriggers, fillet and bait tables, fishing line, leaders, outriggers, rod holders, trolling motors and an outstanding assortment of terminal tackle available online and in stores where you will find species-specific tackle for the type of fishing you enjoy in your local area.

To get the tools you need to create your own lure, check out your local West Marine or visit

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