Fishing Lure Assembler

Cut out fishing lure parts from metal strips and assembles lures.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fishing Lure Assemblers do?

Cuts out fishing lure parts from metal strips, and assembles lures, using machines and handtools: Secures specified dies in machine, using wrench. Threads roll of blank metal through machine. Depresses pedal to start machine and cut out parts, such as bodies, spinners, or spoons, from metal strip. Coats surface of lures, such as plugs or popping bugs with paint, using spray gun. Bores holes in cutout parts, using drill press or hand drill. Joins lures and attachments, such as hooks, skirts, or swivel according to model or work ticket specifications, using cement, pliers, or screwdriver.

Should I be a Fishing Lure Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Fishing Lure Assembler

    Fishing Lure Assemblers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fishing Lure Assembler-related education!
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