Made in Idaho: Lures that really catch fish
BOISE, Idaho -- Ron and Pam Murray's living room in Meridian, Idaho, looks like a steelhead angler's candy store. Spread across tables and kitchen counters are chartreuse, red and black bucktail jigs. Packages of neon pink, yellow and green steelhead bobbers are tucked in boxes ready for shipment. The Murrays' business, called RPM Weights LLC, is one of several fishing-lure businesses in the Treasure Valley that manufacture fish-catching rigs. For the Murrays, their rigs come from years of personal research and feedback from anglers and fishing shop owners. If one customer wants more black jigs, the Murrays tie a bunch. "We are able to custom build orders for our accounts so when a ...