That’s the secret to success of John Whitman’s deadly CJ’s Spoon
John Whitman had had enough.
The quality of his favorite fishing lures for rockfish and blues, variations of the classic spoon, had gone downhill now that they were all made outside the U.S.
“They used thinner, cheaper metal, poor quality feathers, badly made hooks. You couldn’t depend on them any longer,” he said. “They didn’t swim properly, they didn’t last long and big fish could sometimes break the hooks.”