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Old 08-01-2018, 11:43 AM
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Default => Area Rule Engineering Doornob Trolling Lures

Developed by Brooks Morris of Area Rule Engineering, retired Air Force fighter pilot

This guy wanted to design a lure that would catch, and he applied his experience towards that goal.

Hourglass-shaped heads use slight “waist design” which stabilize lure and create a slight suction that holds the lure in the water for better tracking

Covering More Water by Fast Trolling both in your desired location but ALSO when moving between spots

http://www.northcarolinasportsman.co...ils.php?id=385


If you want to get technical:

Head shape influences movement of water over head

Cross-sectional area of an aerodynamic shape should change smoothly

https://geekswipe.net/technology/aer...ea-rule-works/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area_rule

Product Info:

13" / 5oz available in solid colored or clear heads. posted in fishgrain eBay store => 13" 5oz Doornob Lures
(4pk for $40.00 shipped)

9.5" / 1.5oz clear heads only, 6 different colors. posted in fishgrain eBay store => 9.5" 1.5oz Doornob Lures
(4pk for $35.00 shipped, or $10.00 each shipped)

Also just added 2.75oz Chrome Heads









Fishgrain eBay store =>
13" Doornob Lures
9.5" Doornob Lures

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Friends:

Back in the early 90s I purchased all of a tackle salesman‘s door knob lures. They were his samples I believe. Area rule engineering was the company and the term “area rule“ is an aeronautical term having to do with the speed of air flow along the fuselage and wing of an aircraft.

When they applied this engineering to the fishing lures, they produced a really high-quality lure that could be pulled it up to 15 knots or so and it created an amazing smoke trail. I had a charter scheduled in Florida and they were a no-show. The boat was full of fuel and full of ice So I took Family and friends to Walker’s Cay in the Bahamas. After showing folks these fancy door knob lures at the marina, I went out the next day to give them a try. I believe it was May 21, 1993. I ran out the cut at Tom Brown’s Cay and headed for the blue water.

I put all of my fancy door knob lures out and I saw a flash of something off my starboard bow. I trolled that way and within minutes I heard drag screaming, people screaming and absolute pandemonium. We had stumbled into the yearly migration of Giant Bluefin Tuna as they came around from the Gulf of Mexico after spawning. We had five fish on at once. The bent butt rods were almost doubled over and the fish kept going and going. We had 10 fish on during that day and they all ate door knobs. The fish were in the thousand pound plus range and we had a number of them completely spool 80/130 Shimano reels with 1100 yards of 100 pound test Trilene.

We only got one to the boat and the transom of the 48 footer measured 14’7”. As I wired the fish and was slowly pulling it up toward the boat it rotated it’s big eye straight up looked at me, flipped his tail and broke off. I called my friend Billy black, the captain of the Duchess at Walker’s Cay and he came out and killed a 789 pounder the next day. During the fight I called a boat on the side band radio up in North Carolina and had him check his blue fin permit. He told me that I couldn’t keep one until June 1 and I was concerned that the rate these fish were going, it might be June 1 before I ever landed one.

The speed at which we were able to pull these baits enabled us to circle around and get in front of the school of tuna over and over. When they hit, it looked like someone had dropped a cement block out of a helicopter on the lure. I flew home and came back with more door knobs, spools of line and a couple new 130 internationa’s on bent butts. I also brought a new set of Bennett trim tabs that I had blown off the transom by backing down so fast and so often trying to keep the fish on. The Bluefin were gone but we ran into school of hundred pound yellowfin, they ate the door knobs and we were able to reel them in like they were schoolie dolphin with the 130’s.

A few years later, I was hosting the film crew while filming the Florida sportfishing association yearly tournament out of Port Canaveral. I put out one of my remaining door knobs and we landed a 67 lbs. 3 oz. dolphin. That was the good news, the bad news was that I had forgotten to sign my own boat up for the tournament. Ironically, I had sponsored the large dolphin trophy At a cost of $300 and I had to present that to an angler that caught a 35 pounder in the tournament!

Needless to say, these have been my favorite lures and have been the most productive that I’ve ever used.I have no affiliation with the seller and I just bought a bunch for friends since I’m not fishing these days.

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Old 08-13-2018, 12:40 PM
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In the manufacturer’s words

“Laminar flow over these hourglass shaped heads creates a low pressure area which accelerates seawater as it passes rearward. The aeronautical principle results in a straight running lure, especially at higher trolling speeds”

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Old 08-15-2018, 12:12 PM
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Just ordered a pair of dorados on eBay.

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Order received will ship tomorrow .... thank you

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ordered a pair of each color from your ebay store--fellas, this is an amazing deal, better buy these up while they're available
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I'm assuming these lures will catch more than just tuna? Def interested.
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Can I get 1 of each color please!
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Just ordered a pair in Mahi Color. I ran one of these years ago with a small bird in front of it and it was great. I remember the advertisement, " We use doorknobs because they work". Looking forward to dragging them again.
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They will catch more than just tuna.

PM email address and I'll send a PP invoice or use link to get them from me on eBay.

thanks all
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Ordered a 5 pack on eBay...do u happen to sell assist hooks for rigging as well?
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I have VMC wide gap jig hooks and Mustad 3407DT 12/0 O'Shaughnessy

but nothing in a 7691 style for rigging trolling lures.
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Can someone comment on how best to rig these? Basic instructions would be most appreciated.
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Your link isn’t working for me.

Sending a pm
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Originally Posted by wojtek View Post
Can someone comment on how best to rig these? Basic instructions would be most appreciated.
I don't think there is a "best" way. I build multi-use leaders, 80-400lb mono or fluoro. Antichafe loop end, opposite end is a thimbled loop. I have short leaders made up from cable, mono, fluoro that I connect to the long leader by tiny shackles, electrical tape over the entire shackled connection as well as the crimped hook connection. This allows me to change up the short leader based on the targeted species, whether they be leader shy, toothy, etc. I have also started adding small weights to the hooks to act as a keel to keep the hook running in the down position. Some of the lures I have added a lure lock which allows me to pull the electrical tape over the shackled end into, also helping to keep the hook positioned correctly
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Got my lures in today and will say for the price they are very nice. I would not hesitate to buy these at all. I might be buying more again soon. Thanks.
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Old 09-11-2018, 08:03 PM
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4pcs for $50.00 ($12.50 each)
8pcs for $90.00 ($11.25 each)
12pcs for $127.50 ($10.63 each)
16pcs for $150.00 ($9.38 each)

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Can I get a set of each
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sure can! pm me email address for Pay-Pal invoice or use link above to get them from me on eBay.

only have the 13" in stock. thank you
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