How to make a gar nylon rope lure
Cut a piece of 3/4-inch nylon rope12 to 24 inches long. Use shorter lengths for smaller lures
If your rope is braided, undo the braids. Use a wire brush to comb out the rope. It should resemble Santa Claus' beard.
Run the frayed rope through a barrel swivel and tie it with an overhand knot. You'll have 6 to 12 inches of frayed rope on either side of the knot. Put super glue on the knot to keep it from coming undone.
Some fishermen add scent to the frayed nylon. Put a slip sinker above the lure to fish below the surface. You also can put colorful beads or an inline spinner above the lure.