hey buddy. i got a Q for ya. i heard someone in your town makes these and was wondering if ya know who? when i stopped at catfish connection on the way to the gathering i bought a flathead video. flatheads of the rock river. denny halgren from dixon illinois a flathead guide fishing the rock. they caught several flatheads during the day and and more in the eve. then after setting for a couple hrs with nothing he pulls out the clonk. he explaines that it was used in europe to catch the wels cats. it stimulates fish to feed. and within 3 min they caught a 30ish # flathead. it appeared to be made of wood and he said a guy from sterling was making them. here is a story on them. Link removed i was wondering if ya might happen to know who?