Lure Love is winner of two awards from the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers!


Jan. 25, 2022

Al’s Goldfish, a $14,000 lure, and just what color is Gitter Done?

It's the 70th anniversary of Al's Goldfish Lures, and John and Lucy chat with the owners of Al's, Jeff and Mandy DeBuigne. There'…

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Jan. 11, 2022

Water-skiing squirrel buzz baits, Wisconsin fishing lures & lure rese…

The water-skiing squirrel shares the life of a rodent buzz bait; Lucy talks about Wisconsin lure history, including the Suick Thr…

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Dec. 28, 2021

The past, the future and a Z-Man Elaztech update

John and Tim learn Lucy the Lure-matic Computer's origin story; the gang reviews episodes from the past year; after 12 months of …

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Dec. 11, 2021

Lure Love Christmas party!

John, Tim and Lucy celebrate Christmas like never before, with several rounds of Lucy's Dr. Pepper Avocado Catfish Dip Nog, a lur…

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Dec. 1, 2021

It‘s sloppa doppa in Maine!

Lucy the Lure-matic Computer spends 27 hours in the car with Tim; dragging the dirty bottom for lake trout; playing the squid gam…

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Nov. 17, 2021

Fishing with bird lures: A Turkey Day Spectacular!

Tim, John and Lucy the Lure-matic computer talk turkey about fishing with bird lures and lures made with turkey parts, including …

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Nov. 2, 2021

Best fishing lures for kids, inside Crappie Hippie‘s brain and what t…

Lucy the Lure-matic computer takes a deep dive inside the 10-year-old mind of the Crappie Hippie to discover the best fishing lur…

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Oct. 19, 2021

How I got tons of FREE lures (and how you can, too)!

How to get TONS of FREE fishing lures using e-Bay and Facebook Marketplace, plus the best crayfish scampi-scented plastics!

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Oct. 5, 2021

How to break a crank bait & the Road Runner

How to break a crank bait; how Delong Lures has risen twice from the dead; how to perform surgery on a Z-Man ElaZtech bait; how L…

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Sept. 21, 2021

The Infamous River Runt & Does your insurance company sell musky lure…

Was the red carpet at the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers award event really camo-colored? Was there really a deer in …

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Sept. 8, 2021

Did the first family of fly fishing use lures?

Tim shares an interview with John Maclean about his fantastic new book, Home Waters; a mini-review of the Strike King Zero stick …

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Aug. 24, 2021

A bedtime story of lost lures

Tim shares news about fishing on the Striper Swiper; Marshall Arnwine leaks news of a secret swimbait society; the Berkley Gilly …

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Aug. 11, 2021

This fishing lure could save your life!

John and Tim talk about a lure that could save your life; John ties 600 jigs; an artist creates a 400-pound lure and Lucy the Lur…

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July 28, 2021

Berkley Hit Stick Review, Luke Bryan Mystery Lure, Smart Lures and Te…

John and Tim try to keep Lucy the Lure-matic Computer from hacking into the Berkley Fishing mainframe computer, reveal the Luke B…

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May 5, 2021

The Z-Man ElaZtech Challenge!

What are the benefits of Z-Man ElaZtech softbaits and why are John King and Tim Bete only fishing them during 2021? And why don't…

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April 14, 2021

The Miracle Cleaner for Old Lures

Tim was given a box of 40-year-old lures from his Uncle and had to research how best to clean them. Who knew the best product was…

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March 17, 2021

The Best $50 Lure Kit

If you wanted to create the best lure kit and had $50 to spend, what would you include? John "Crappie Hippie" King and Tim "Tackl…

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