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Paw Paw Flap Jack Lure

March 10th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , , |

Paw Paw Flap Jack Lure The Paw Paw Flap Jack Lure was introduced in the 1950's, made by the Paw Paw Bait Company of Paw Paw Michigan. This version of the Paw paw Bait Company lure arsenal was given a model 3600. This plastic lure measures 3 1/2" in length and weighs in at 3/4 [...]

Paw Paw Young Wounded Minnow lure

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , |

Paw Paw Young Wounded Minnow The Paw Paw Young Wounded Minnow lure was first introduced in 1941. The antique lure is shown housed in a I Go For Lucky Lures Red box. This antique lure made in Paw Paw, Michigan, would go through a series of body and weight changes over its lifespan. Ranging in [...]

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Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure

January 12th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , |

Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure The Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure from the 1940's is a lure who history is riddle with confusion, misconceptions, false identification and even patent infringements. This lure had me pulling out my hair for a while trying to figure out what it was. Its body style said Pike, its marked [...]

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Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure

January 11th, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , , |

Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure The Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure was introduced in the 1940's. This gigantic wooden lure was made to fish the beasts of the great north country. It should be no surprise that the Paw Paw Bait Company of Paw Paw Michigan would have a series that directly target large fresh [...]

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Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure

January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , , |

Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure The Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure had been around for some time before this version was introduced after 1960. The lure made in Paw Paw Michigan, by the Paw Paw Bait Company, was the final metamorphosis of a lure that had seen both body, hook and size and [...]

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Paw Paw Hungry Bass Lure

December 10th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , |

Paw Paw Hungry Bass Lure The Paw Paw Hungry Bass Lure was produced roughly around the 1940's. This lure is listed as a Unknown in the Paw Paw Bait Company Book written both Reed and Scott. They deem it the Hungry Bass so Ill follow their lead. This antique lure made of wood measures 3" [...]

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Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , |

Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure The Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure was first introduced in 1929. This antique lure was had a wooden painted head and a stacked deer hair tail, with a large treble hook on the rear. This fishing lure is pretty big at 4 3/4" in length. This [...]

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Paw Paw Hipp Lure

April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , |

Paw Paw Hipp Lure The Paw Paw Hipp lure as it was named by Scott and Reed in the Paw Paw book is a unidentified or unnamed lure. The lure is a green and gold spotted flat face wobbler. The lure is 3 3/8" in length and resembles a Rush Tango made bait. Reed and [...]

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Paw Paw Bonehead Jointed Swamp Minnow

March 29th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , |

Paw Paw Bonehead Jointed Swamp Minnow The Paw Paw Bonehead Jointed Swamp minnow lure is quite a mouthful. The Bonehead refers to Paw Paws molted brown spotted or striped finish. The antique lures were first produced in 1956 and lasted for roughly 8 years. The lures were always found with the tell tale rhinestone eyes, [...]

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Paw Paw Woggle Bug Lure

March 17th, 2016|Categories: Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Tags: , , , , , |

Paw Paw Woggle Bug Lure The Paw Paw Woggle Bug Lure was first introduced in 1963. The Woggle Bug series WB-900 shown with a lip, bears a striking similarity to the 20 year young Fred Arbogast Jitterbug Circa 1942, even the name is very similar to Jitterbug. The wooden, pressed and painted eye, antique fishing [...]

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