DIY Plastic Shrimp
Pastic straws are an endangered species. This site is dedicated to artwork - including this incredible shrimp lure.
You really have GOT to check out DIY Art Straws on YouTube. Seriously. We understand the problems that plastic - especially micro-plastic beads - are causing for the earth, and support getting rid of them generally. We've sipped a lot of sodas and adult beverages from them over our long lives, for damned sure.
But watch this video of these people making a pretty simple and incredible plastic shrimp. It will last and is a proven bait. While you are there you can see a few other cool things you can make from plastic straws. It will keep them from getting lost in the environment and prove stress-free at the same time.