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Charles Murat Mureel Lure

Charles Murat Mureel Lure The Charles Murat Mureel lure is more than a lure, but a story of a man and the Surf Striper Industry. The lure was created by Charles Murat or as his friends called him, Charlie. Murat's Tackle Shop, which started around 1946 not only sold the Mureel Lure a self confessed [...]

By | 2017-04-11T09:30:15+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Charles Murat Mureel Lure

Paw Paw Young Wounded Minnow lure

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:21:51+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Paw Paw Young Wounded Minnow lure

Storm Glop Antique Fishing Lure

Storm Glop The Storm Glop lure falls into a saying or category among antique fishing lure collectors that you can and will often hear. "Its more valuable because it didn't catch fish." Although that makes little sense from a pragmatic point of view, it makes sense if you apply a little logic. If it didn't catch [...]

By | 2016-12-23T08:01:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Storm Glop Antique Fishing Lure

Heddon Midget Digit Spook Lure

Heddon Midget Digit Spook Lure The Heddon Midget Digit Spook Lure was first introduced in 1948. The lure was a continuation of Heddon's very popular wooden line, and was given model number 9020. The plastic antique fishing lure was 1 3/4" inches in length. The lure has a single forward line tie under the chin [...]

By | 2017-01-03T08:14:00+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Midget Digit Spook Lure

Rhodes Mechanical Frog in Wood Box

Rhodes Mechanical Frog The Rhodes Mechanical Frog lure in the correct wooden box combines 2 different things that antique lure collectors get excited about. First off, a wood box lure, who doesn't like just the sound of that. This antique lure box shows the printed images clearly, and shows the patent date of October 31, [...]

By | 2016-12-13T08:28:15+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers, Shakespeare Lures|Comments Off on Rhodes Mechanical Frog in Wood Box

Nifty Minne Minnow Tube

Nifty Minne Lure Minnow Tube The Nifty Minne lure, Circa 1913 falls into the minnow tube lure category. I've always spelled the name of this antique lure wrong for years Ill admit it. Minnow lure constraint devices vary from tubes to cages to hooks and pins to hold in place the pray to provide the [...]

By | 2016-11-08T10:57:20+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Nifty Minne Minnow Tube

Al Foss Bass Pop

Al Foss Bass Pop The Al Foss Bass Pop, really is a True Temper / American Fork and Hoe Company, from Geneva Ohio. The Bass Pop antique lure is often found by itself and was first produced in 1941. The wooden glass eyed hair tailed Frog Trailer turns it from boring to exceptional. [...]

By | 2016-05-08T14:08:18+00:00 April 24th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Al Foss Bass Pop

Creek Chub Fly Rod Mouse Lure

Creek Chub Fly Rod Mouse Lure The Creek Chub Fly Rod mouse lure was first introduced in 1931. Creek Chub recommended using a 9ft 5-6 weight fly rod to fish these new pan fish fly rod lures. The graphic photo shown at the bottom of the page is out of that catalog. The antique fly [...]

By | 2016-10-26T11:41:21+00:00 April 10th, 2016|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures, Fly Fishing|Comments Off on Creek Chub Fly Rod Mouse Lure

Paw Paw Croaker Lure

Paw Paw Croaker Lure The Paw Paw Croaker lure is one of a series of lures that used real frog skin to cover the wooden bait. This antique lure was first introduced in 1940 and was 3" in length and had two trailing treble hooks. Paw Paw offered a half dozen or so selected fishing [...]

By | 2016-06-18T20:12:55+00:00 March 19th, 2016|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Paw Paw Croaker Lure

Heddon Sonar Antique Lure

Heddon Sonar The Heddon Sonar was first introduced in around 1959. The antique fishing lure came in a multitude of of colors ranging from basic primary colors to the flashy eye popping fluorescent, to mimicking that of a fish itself in the natural series. The Sonar was advertised in 3 different model sizes and corresponding [...]

By | 2016-10-26T11:41:26+00:00 March 13th, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Sonar Antique Lure