Antique Lure Reel Ads Stories Photos

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Antique Lure Reel Ads Stories Photos

This Antique Lure Reel Ads Stories Photos page will be a repository for a great many piscatorial references. Old and Antique Magazine Articles and Ads featuring a vast array of Antique Lures, Antique Reels, and Fishing Themed Items. By studying these things we can better pin down the events surrounding or time lines for the items we collect. As time goes by we keep getting a greater glimpse into our Fishing past. As more items become digitized our selection to choose from expands exponentially .

Seeing through the Ice Louis Rhead Ice Fishing

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc)|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Seeing Through the Ice Louis Rhead Ice Fishing Seeing Through the Ice Louis Rhead Ice Fishing is my meager attempt to assimilate the last two weeks of my life to fishing theme. Some who follow [...]

Shakespeare Bait Company Baseball Team

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers, Shakespeare Lures|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Shakespeare Bait Company Baseball Team Many people are not aware of a Shakespeare Bait Company Baseball Team and a Antique Fishing Lure company relationship. Well its true, there is a tie in between Americas Favorite [...]

Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart

By | January 27th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , |

Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart This Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart give us a cool look at the sale sheet for a uniquely named antique fishing lure. The Bottom Scratcher came out in around 1950 [...]

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Paul Bunyan Lure Counter Display

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , |

Paul Bunyan Lure Counter Display This is a neat Paul Bunyan Lure Counter Display unit. This counter merchandising display dates to the 1940's or early 1950's. I also was pleasantly surprised to see they made [...]

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Whopper Stopper Lizard Lure

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , |

Whopper Stopper Lizard Lure This is a super Whopper Stopper Lizard Lure dealer sheet introducing this new and unique lure. The sheet exclaims its a new lure, and is stamped, Nov 3 1953. This plastic [...]

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Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart This Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart coinsides with the Water Scout, Little Eddie and Streamline posted yesterday. Giving us another look at a few lure models. Clark's Popper [...]

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Clark Water Scout Lure Chart

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Clark Water Scout Lure Chart This Clark Water Scout Lure Chart gives us a birds eye view into the lures features, functions and color palates. I wish there was a date on these dealer sheets but [...]

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Smithwick Lure Early Sales Sheet

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Smithwick Lure Early Sales Sheet Here is a great Smithwick Lure Early Sales Sheet that I found among some other early Miscellaneous fishing lure dealer sheets. By Looking at the classic baits we know its [...]

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Mercury Minnow Lure Sales Sheet

By | January 5th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: |

Mercury Minnow Lure Sales Sheet This Mercury Minnow Lure Sales Sheet discusses the feature functions and benefits of the Mercury Minnow antique lure. The Mecoy Tackle Company of Grosse Point Michigan introduced this fishing lure [...]

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Jamison Wig L Twin Lure Color Chart

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , |

Jamison Wig L Twin Lure Color Chart The Jamison Wig L Twin Lure Color Chart depicts the range in colors for this collector favorite lure. The Wig L Twin was first introduced in 1939. This [...]

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Pico Lure Sales Sheet

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Pico Lure Sales Sheet This Pico Lure Sales Sheet dates to the January of 1952. The antique lure sales sheet contains a half dozen different lures in the assorted colors they were available in. Of historical [...]

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Barracuda Brand Antique Lure Line Up

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Barracuda Brand Antique Lure Line Up This Barracuda Brand Antique Lure Line Up sheet was part of a catalog sent out to tackle dealers in the 1950's. The sheet focuses on 12 of its current [...]

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Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , |

Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide This Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide give us a an example by color Salesman or Dealer Sheet. Fining out what colors certain lures come in not [...]

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Wright McGill Eagle Claw History

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Fly Fishing, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wright McGill Eagle Claw History This Wright McGill Eagle Claw History tale was taken from an excerpt from the Company in 1974. Stories like these breath life into the companies that we as collectors seek [...]

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Bomber Bait Company Press Release

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bomber Bait Company Press Release This Bomber Bait Company Press Release and accompanying letter from one of the founders is a neat breadcrumb that I came across in sizable pile of research docs, catalogs, and [...]

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