Riverstrike Lures, owner John (Yank) Steeves handcrafts some of the finest fishing lures available. Yank turns a lifetime of experience and his love for fishing into some of the best performing lures on the market today. Starting in 1985, Yank began making handmade lures after not being able to find fishing lures that could stand up to the demands of fishing for stripers and pike. With a plan in mind he began carving out various designs and testing them on his fishing trips. With the perfect design finalized he took to making his handmade fishing lures commercially. His handmade wooden lures are crafted from basswood, poplar, and pine, each chosen for various qualities and performance on the water. After opening Yank’s Sporting Goods store in 1993, Yank expanded his market and began offering handmade soft plastic baits. Again with an Riverstrike Lures Handmade Fishing Lures Made in Maineattention to detail and a desire for a superior product, Yank uses a special formula that makes his soft plastic baits stronger and more durable than other products on the market. Yank’s soft plastic bait is made to last longer and save you money! For Yank the real fun is getting out on the water and putting his product to the test, and over the last 25 years he has guided hundreds of people fishing for stripers and pikeRiverstrike Lures are made in several models and designs depending on the type of fishing conditions.
The Riverstrike Handmade Fishing Lures are multi-coated, durable lures which have been performance tested and approved by top-notch sportsman under various conditions.