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Old 09-28-2016, 11:55 AM
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http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/outdoors/fl-frank-johnson-obit-0927-20160926-story.html

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Old 09-28-2016, 12:06 PM
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RIP, I am sure anybody who has offshore fished had pulled some of his lures.
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RIP Frank. You are truly missed.
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Years ago, when his lures first came out they were hard to find down here. I called his 1-800 number and he answered the phone and gave an education on how to use them and even sent me some. He was a joy to talk to. RIP
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Thank you Mr. Soft Head.

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I remember going to his factory back in the 80's and watching a bunch of elderly Cuban women painting up his other product which were female (ummh, how to say it) battery powered pleasuring objects. I wish I had taken a picture back then.

He was a great guy and always so friendly to everyone he came in contact with.
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always so friendly to everyone he came in contact with.

No pun intended?
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He kept both men and women happy. Cant get much better than that.
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Old 10-13-2016, 10:50 AM
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This guy was also quite a character, told great stories.
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Hello all i would first like to say thank you all for you're kind words, as well as your catchy username's, Frank would have definitely approved!
Out of curiosity are any of you still active members, or still use moldcraft lures?
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I am, and I still use some Moldcraft lures occasionally.
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Originally Posted by JakeJohnson View Post
DreamCatcher14 somethingfishy FishHarder KBH Patudo VanW KDM rumdum conchydong koakley
Hello all i would first like to say thank you all for you're kind words, as well as your catchy username's, Frank would have definitely approved!
Out of curiosity are any of you still active members, or still use moldcraft lures?
Yes and Yes. Those little Hoo Hookers are great in front of a Ballyhoo.
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Old 04-25-2019, 03:06 AM
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I always have a wide range in my spread.
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I like some chuggers and wide ranges on my teaser chain. Causes quite the commotion.

Moldcrafts have accounted for more than their fair share of fish here in the USVI.

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I think I still have a couple of the small bubbler heads that were sold separately for running with ballyhoo rigs We caught a lot of fish with those simple little chuggers and ballyhoo. I don't think Moldcraft has sold them in quite a while.
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I'll see if I can get to my "ancient" moldcraft chugged and post it up. It's my longline go to!
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I think I still have a couple of the small bubbler heads that were sold separately for running with ballyhoo rigs We caught a lot of fish with those simple little chuggers and ballyhoo. I don't think Moldcraft has sold them in quite a while.
Edit. Buddy bought a diff company.

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I caught my first blue on a moldcraft chugger in front of a ballyhoo - bait & switch.
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Made my first spreader bar out of moldcraft squids 20 years ago. Only to watch it get mauled by gator blues on it's first drag lol. They made some great stuff.
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