Out Of The Boat: Soft Plastic Storage

Keep soft plastics in the package they were purchased in. Otherwise, storing bare plastics in plastic trays will create a problem.

North American Fisherman managing editor Thomas Allen has tips for storing your plastic lures. He's found that keeping them out of the package in tackle trays can cause warping which dries them out.

Most soft plastic baits contain a chemical that reacts with the plastic trays. In time, the trays will warp allowing air into the container, thus drying out your soft plastics rendering them useless. Here’s a simple solution.

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