HOW TO - Re-skirt a skirted trolling fishing lure
The following images and text, detail a step by step process of re-skirting a spread of Wahoo Hexajet trolling fishing lures. Please note that the same process can be followed for just about any other skirted trolling lure.
Skirted trolling fishing lures are a very effective product for catching all the pelagic fish species.
Many of today’s most successful skirted lure products are fitted with a colour combination of 2 vinyl octopus skirts. At some point these will likely need replacing. This is particularly true for lures which have been hit by a member of the razor gang, like a wahoo or mackerel.
The following images and text, detail a step by step process of re-skirting a spread of Wahoo Hexajet lures. Please note that the same process can be followed for just about any other skirted trolling lure.
Wellsys Tackle carries the largest range of repl;acement quality made Yo-Zuri Octopus vinyl lure skirts in Australia. When matched in pairs there are literally hundreds of different skirt colour combinations available.
So with a few basic tools and a selection of new skirts from our range you can be re-skirting all those lures in your tackle box that are in need of a little TLC.
Choose the heads to be reskirted and then purchase the skirts in your desired colours ensuring you have the right size skirt to fit each head. If you are unsure of skirt size you can measure the neck diameter (Where the skirts are tied/glued on). of the lure in question and we will be able to recommend a suitable size. Order lure skirts now
Tools and materials required
Once you have your replacement skirts you will need a few basic tools to complete the task;
N.B We are now using Zap-a gap for gluing the skirts on
ALL Done and ready to rig for fishing