The top one is a store bought pencil popper. I included in the photo so you get the joke, which is there is a type of lure called a pencil popper. Mine is a pencil popper actually shaped like a pencil. LOL
I made this on a lark. It’s about 4 oz, white cedar and heavily tail weighted. I think it should be very fishable and I intend to make some real pencil poppers that are very fat like this one, but more traditionally shaped. ;-)
Honestly I’m not sure whether to gift this or fish it. I kind of want to see the reaction I get from other fishermen on the beach when I pull this thing out.
-- Losing fingers since 1969