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Heddon Musky Flap Tail Lure

March 7th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Heddon Musky Flap Tail Lure The Heddon Musky Flap Tail Lure was first introduced around 1935. This antique fishing lure was given the model number 7050 inside the Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan's lure line up. While not the largest in the Flap Tail series this wooden lure measures 5" in length. The lure can be [...]

Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure

January 10th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure The Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure was first introduced in 1919. This large wooden lure made by the Creek Chub Bait Company of Garrett Indiana had a model number 600. While its said its intent was to be salt water fished lure as it was first introduced in Mullet Scale [...]

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Smithwick Lure Early Sales Sheet

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 early, unfortunately, there is no date stamped on this one like some of the others. I would bet this would [...]

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Heddon Musky Vamp Lure

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Heddon Musky Vamp Lure The Heddon Musky Vamp Lure is a series model number 7600. The antique Heddon lure first appears in 1925 and is housed in a giant box made especially for the Heddon Musky Vamp Minnow Lure. This rather large antique lure is sometimes affectionately referred to as the Baseball Bat Vamp for [...]

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South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure

November 1st, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, South Bend Lures|Tags: , , , , , , |

South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure The South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure was first introduced in 1932. Produced at 1108 South High Street, South Bend Indiana this antique fishing lure was given a model series 966. The lure was touted by Ivar Hennings the president of the South Bend Bait Company as being the best Muskie [...]

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Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure

August 19th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Shakespeare Lures|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure The Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure was first introduced around 1924. This model 972 made by the Shakespeare Bait Company, of Kalamazoo, Michigan measures 5" in length. This antique spinning lure came with a front fluted spinner attached to the shaft of the rig. The lure has the traditional red [...]

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Hobbs Supply Bon Net Lure

April 16th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Tags: , , , |

Hobbs Supply Bon Net Lure The Hobbs Supply Bon Net Lure was a 6 fishing hook Minnow. This wooden glass eyed bait was Circa 1952 and measured in at 3 5/8" in length. The antique fishing lure had 6 hooks and used what collectors term as surface hardware. The Bon Net underwater minnow was made [...]

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