Martin Injured Minnow Lure
The Martin Injured Minnow Lure in Circa late 1930’s. Martin is a name synonymous with the Salmon Fishing tackle world. Thier standard plugs being great fish catchers for decades. This is a bit of a deviation for the company but this Injured Minnow lure was trying to capitalize on the successful lures like the Heddon SOS and the Creek Chub Injured Minnow.
The Martin injured minnow is made of wood and is 3 5/8″ in length with a forward line tie. This antique fishing lure has the standard front and rear prop and would swim on its side. The lure having glass eyes, and a set of three treble hook to secure its catch. The injured minnow was made in a series of colors a bit different that the standard Martin lures such as the frog spot shown below in the gallery. Just like most Martin antique lures it’s stenciled in red on the belly of the lure.