Chippewa Minnow Lure
The Chippewa Minnow Lure was two parts of a lure first patented in 1910. The second part of this antique fishing lure was patented in 1911. Both Patents shown below in the antique fishing lure patent galleries. The Immell Bait Bait Company, of Blair Wisconsin was the creation of Omer Immell born of Blair in 1872. Omer, like many of the early antique lure manufactures, was very resourceful, enterprising, and who’s lure creations came after or alongside the success of other industries or endeavors. Omer a successful Candy and Life Insurance salesman spent many a year traveling around the area prior to his fishing lure accomplishments. His history has been discussed in a previous article here: Omer Immell Inventor of the Chippewa Lure
Weve got a Super Nice Chippewa with box in on consignment this week, click below to view.
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Chippewa Minnow Lure Patent 974493
Chippewa Lure Patent 990984
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There are two different sizes shown below in the galleries. The Chippewa antique fishing lure at its basics is a glass eyed fish shaped minnow minus the tail […]