Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure

///Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure

The Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure is a classic staple to most advanced lure collections. Circa 1914 this antique fishing lure used the premises to save from having to replace minnows all day long. I’ve never quite understood the thinking with a glass fishing lure. As even the earliest of tackle boxes this is not something you would want rolling around in. One rock, one snag and smash, not only have you lost your lure you’ve created a hazard and pollution in the water.

There are two versions of the Detroit Minnow Tube you can find. The one shown below in the photo gallery and one that has a screw in cap. The glass body of this antique fishing lure measures 3 1/4″ in length. This version has the bail end cap or clip top. The top having two holes so that fresh water could keep the minnow alive. The antique fishing lure having 4 treble hooks two on each side.

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure Photo Gallery

FISHERMEN! A Wonderful New Fish catching Bait Use One Live Minnow All Day.

 This is the new live minnow bait that is making such a great record for itself that is the talk of the country. Excels all other artificial bait Strong clear magnifying glass tube housing a live minnow. Wonderful power of attracting fish lies in fact that when in water the glass apparently disappears leaving minnow clearly visible and greatly magnified. Minnow has fresh water stays alive never mutilated can be used all day Experienced fishermen tell us that it is the most wonderful bait they have ever used.

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure Forrest and Stream 1915

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure Forrest and Stream 1915

From the magazine of Business 1915 we see all three Detroit Products.

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure and Live Minnow Products 1915

Detroit Minnow Tube Antique Lure and Live Minnow Products 1915

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