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Black Bass in Florida James Heddon Janette Hawley

Black Bass in Florida James Heddon Janette Hawley In the Black Bass Florida James Heddon Janette Hawley article from 1904 printing of Angling Stories we get this great article from James Heddon, I think. The book is a compilation of Angling stories from other Magazines, such as Sports Afield. We see in the article penned [...]

By | 2017-04-12T12:07:15+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Black Bass in Florida James Heddon Janette Hawley

Barracuda Blooper Lure

Barracuda Blooper Lure The Barracuda Blooper Lure was made by The Florida Fishing Tackle Manufacturing Company, Barracuda Brand and was found in the 1940’s. The wooden lure was a series number 88 in the Barracuda brand line up. The lure can be found in an array of color scheme finishes besides the rainbow color pattern [...]

By | 2016-07-14T18:38:34+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Barracuda Blooper Lure

Jim Pfeffer Cripple Minnow Lure

Jim Pfeffer Cripple Minnow Lure The Jim Pfeffer Cripple Minnow Lure is another antique lure that mimics that of another fish in distress. Many of the major antique fishing lure manufactures of their day had a injured minnow type. It wouldn't be to far of an assertion to say Jim Pfeffer saw a need in [...]

By | 2016-07-07T22:18:03+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Jim Pfeffer Cripple Minnow Lure

Barracuda Reyhu Lure

Barracuda Reyhu Lure The Barracuda Reyhu Lure is a small wooden 2 1/2" fishing lure. The antique lure was made by The Florida Fishing Tackle Manufacturing Company, Barracuda Brand and was found in the 1950's. The Lure can also be found under the Dandy Lures brand out of Tampa Florida in the Orange Clear top [...]

By | 2016-06-19T01:52:07+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Barracuda Reyhu Lure

Four Tees Dolphin Lure

Four Tees Dolphin Lure This lure is a Four Tees Dolphin lure. This antique fishing lure was made by William of Bill Bales from Tampa Florida in the early 1940's. The Four Tees name stands for "The Topper That Tops top". This lure is the larger of the 2 fishing lure models made in this shape. [...]

By | 2016-06-18T02:06:38+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Four Tees Dolphin Lure