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Creek Chub Seven Thousand Lure

Creek Chub Seven Thousand Lure The Creek Chub Seven Thousand Lure is a unique lure even from its very name. This antique fishing lure was first introduced to the Creek Chub Bait Company line up in 1950. Creek Chub of Garrett Indiana, made the model number be this lures name. Although this Wooden Crawfish type lure [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:16:55+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Seven Thousand Lure

Heddon Darting Zara Lure

Heddon Darting Zara The Heddon Darting Zara lure dates back to 1933 if not a little earlier. This straight bodied fishing lure was Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan's series model number 6600. The wooden, glass eyed lure measure 3 3/8"  inches in length, and had 3 trailing treble hooks. The Frog Spot Zara's three trebles are secured [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:17:44+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Darting Zara Lure

Creek Chub Baby Pikie Lure

Creek Chub Baby Pikie Lure The Creek Chub Baby Pikie Lure was first introduced to the fishing lure public in 1921. This lure a model 900 series was produced by the Creek Chub Bait Company of Garrett Indiana. This smaller version of the industry changing and dominating Pikie minnow was made of wood and measured [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:18:31+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Baby Pikie Lure

Creek Chub Baby Wiggle Fish Lure

Creek Chub Baby Wiggle Fish Lure The Creek Chub Baby Wiggle Fish Lure was first introduced in 1925. This antique lure made by Creek Chub of Garrett Indiana was a model series number 2500. This wooden antique fishing lure measures 2 1/2" in length and is a multi segmented lure weighing only a half ounce. This [...]

By | 2017-03-15T11:56:57+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|1 Comment

South Bend Combination Minnow

South Bend Combination Minnow The South Bend Combination Minnow was an early lure and was first produced in 1912 and was given a model series number 931 / 932. Only three years after the legal formation of the company, the South Bend Bait Co released this a model series 1932. This fishing lure would last [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:21:02+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Antique Lures, South Bend Lures|Comments Off on South Bend Combination Minnow

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

Holzapfel Mushroom Bass Bait

Holzapfel Mushroom Bass Bait The Holzapfel Mushroom Bass Bait was first introduced around the early teens. This antique lure was made by J. A. Holzapfel in Jackson Michigan. If this fishing lure looks familiar to another makers lures, the Croaker by C.A. Wilford and Son of the same city they should be. Mr. Holzapfel and [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:22:40+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Holzapfel Mushroom Bass Bait

Creek Chub Jointed Pikie Minnow 2600

Creek Chub Jointed Pikie Minnow The Creek Chub Jointed Pikie Deep Diving Minnow lure is certainly one of the companies mainstays. The Jointed Pikie antique lure has a history of roughly 5 decades, or 50 years of production. From various colors, eye differences, lure composition, diving lips, from single to double line ties, this antique lure [...]

By | 2017-03-07T09:23:31+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Jointed Pikie Minnow 2600

Shur Strike Gar Minnow Lure

Shur Strike Gar Minnow Lure This Shur Strike Gar Minnow Lure was a series number 2900, or GM. Creek chub like the other antique lure makers branched out its normal lure line up and created a new company to sell a cheaper priced lure. This wooden torpedo shaped lure was called the Gar minnow. The [...]

By | 2017-02-15T20:03:51+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Shur Strike Gar Minnow Lure

Shurbite Shedevil Lure

Shurbite Shedevil Lure The Shurbite Shedevil Lure was introduced in the 1930's. This plastic lure was made by the Shurbite Bait Company out of Bronson Michigan. The company would also move and or have locations in Kokomo, Indiana and Lorain, Ohio. This nondescript odd shaped plastic lure measures 4" in length. The antique lure has [...]

By | 2017-03-25T19:46:10+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Shurbite Shedevil Lure

Bug N Bass Antique Lure

Bug N Bass Antique Lure The Bug N Bass Antique Lure dates to around 1963. The Bug N Bass antique lure a product of the Buckeye Bait Company of Miamisburg, Ohio, later in Council Grove, Kansas. The Bug N Bass was not the only lure made by the buckeye Bait COmpany. The lure itself is [...]

By | 2017-02-15T20:01:13+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Bug N Bass Antique Lure

Shur Strike Plunker Lure

Shur Strike Plunker Lure The Shur Strike Plunker Lure was first introduced in 1938. This antique fishing lure made by Creek Chub of Garrett, Indiana was labeled under the Shur Strike lure line up. The wooden fishing lure was a copy of the famous Creek Chub lure, and was actually fashioned like the early humpback [...]

By | 2017-02-15T19:59:29+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Shur Strike Plunker Lure

Creek Chub Midget Pikie Lure

Creek Chub Midget Pikie Lure The Creek Chub Midget Pikie lure is a series, 2200. The Midget Pikie Minnow lure was first made by the Creek Chub of Garrett Indiana in 1924 and lasted until 1961. This wooden antique fishing lure lure has glass eyes, 2 treble hooks. The lure has a single line tie, [...]

By | 2017-02-15T19:56:39+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Midget Pikie Lure

Comstock Flying Helgramite Lure

Comstock Flying Helgramite Lure The Comstock Flying Helgramite Lure was made by Harry Comstock, Fulton, New York. Circa 1883. This is considered one of if not the first glass eyed antique fishing lures produced. The inventor Harry Comstock was not only a lure maker but at the time a noted gun enthusiast, salesman, inventor and [...]

By | 2017-02-01T19:03:10+00:00 February 1st, 2017|19th Century Fishing Lures, Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Comstock Flying Helgramite Lure

Bomber Knothead Lure

Bomber Knothead Lure The Bomber Knothead Lure was first produced around 1948 and this larger version given a Model number 1300. The Bomber Bait Company of Gainsville Texas produced this line of lures for roughly only 3 years making them harder to come by than the average Bomber lure. The Knothead lure was the companies [...]

By | 2017-02-15T19:55:31+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Bomber Knothead Lure

Heddon Tiny Spook Lure

Heddon Tiny Spook Lure The Heddon Tiny Spook Lure is a model series number 310. This small spook antique fishing lure measure a mere 1 7/8" in length. The lure only lasted for two years in Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan lure product line up starting in 1955 and gone by 1957. This antique lure has [...]

By | 2017-02-15T19:53:36+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Tiny Spook Lure

Heddon Stanley Flipper Lure

Heddon Stanley Flipper Lure The Heddon Stanley Flipper Lure is a neat lure released in the late 1920. Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan gave it a model series number 140. The Flipper lure came about during a time the nation as well as the fishing industry faced mounting challenges. The Great Depression had begun its grasp [...]

By | 2017-02-15T19:52:37+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Stanley Flipper Lure

Best Of Luck Jointed Pikie Antique Lure

Best Of Luck Jointed Pikie Antique Lure The Best Of Luck Jointed Pikie Antique Lure was first introduced in 1935. The wooden antique lure is a model series number 931. Like the other large makers of fishing tackle, South Bend would have another company it would sell and create lures under, that company was Best [...]

By | 2017-02-15T19:51:25+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Antique Lures, South Bend Lures|Comments Off on Best Of Luck Jointed Pikie Antique Lure

Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart

Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart This Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart give us a cool look at the sale sheet for a uniquely named antique fishing lure. The Bottom Scratcher came out in around 1950 and helps us date the piece, as it talks about the "New" bait. Bottom Scratcher A New, Deep Diving Bait [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:09:20+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Bottom Scratcher Lure Color Chart

Chautauqua Trolling Minnow

Chautauqua Trolling Minnow The Chautauqua Trolling Minnow although looking the part is not a pre 1900's lure. Ive grouped it in there, as if to suggest while in truth it was made in 1909, if fits better with it the Pre 1900 friends made by Chapman, Buel, Mann Loftie and the slew of others. This [...]

By | 2017-01-26T10:14:36+00:00 January 26th, 2017|19th Century Fishing Lures, Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Chautauqua Trolling Minnow

Kumm Fish Spotter Lure

Kumm Fish Spotter Lure The Kumm Fish Spotter Lure was first introduced around 1933 when the patent was applied for. The patent wasnt granted to Arthur J Kumm of Dearborn Michigan until 1935. This first version wooden lure measures 2 7/8" in length.The antique lure has very small glass eyes inset into the head or [...]

By | 2017-01-25T13:12:24+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Kumm Fish Spotter Lure

Paul Bunyan Mouse Lure

Paul Bunyan Mouse Lure The Paul Bunyan Mouse lure was first introduced in the late 1940's. Made and brought to market by the Paul Bunyan Bait Company out of Minneapolis Minnesota. This antique lure is akin to the Lady Bug type series, the mouse, is a plastic (Tenite) flat top water fished lure is a [...]

By | 2017-01-25T12:34:05+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Paul Bunyan Mouse Lure

Pflueger Pal O Mine Lure

Pflueger Pal O Mine Lure The Pflueger Pal O Mine Lure is one of those timeless classics that was first introduced in 1925. Made in Akron Ohio, this lure was a staple in the Pflueger Fishing Tackle Company lure line up for close to half a century. This straight uni-body Pal O Mine was given [...]

By | 2017-01-23T09:24:46+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Antique Lures, Pflueger Lures|Comments Off on Pflueger Pal O Mine Lure

Heddon Chugger Spook Lure

Heddon Chugger Spook Lure The Heddon Chugger Spook Lure has a long history that begins in 1938. The antique lure made by Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan would take on a model number 9540. This painted eye spook lure measure right at 3". Like many of the base model lures they would be the inspiration for [...]

By | 2017-01-22T09:05:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Chugger Spook Lure

South Bend Mouse Oreno Lure

South Bend Mouse Oreno Lure The South Bend Mouse Oreno Lure was first introduced in 1932 and lasted only a decade and was out of production by 1942. This lure mad by the South Bend Bait Company of South Bend Indiana is a model series #949. This bead eyed, flocked cheese eater measure 2 3/4" [...]

By | 2017-01-19T08:24:13+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Antique Lures, South Bend Lures|Comments Off on South Bend Mouse Oreno Lure

Eger Junior Dillinger Lure

Eger Junior Dillinger Lure The Eger Junior Dillinger Lure is part of a series of lures at the heart of the Eger antique fishing lure center. The Dillinger Junior lure is a model series 200. The lure first entered the market in 1941. It's hard to think of Eger without thinking Dillinger in the same [...]

By | 2017-01-18T11:27:57+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Eger Junior Dillinger Lure

Swiv A Lure

Swiv A Lure The Swiv A Lure was first introduced in 1949. Box. The Swiv A Lure was made by Lamothe Stokes Manufacturing Company out of Detroit Michigan. The lure was a model YR-20. The lure was made in both plastic and wood over its life cycle as well as being made in Red and [...]

By | 2017-01-17T20:28:51+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Swiv A Lure

Weezle Sparrow Antique Lure

Weezle Sparrow Antique Lure The Weezle Sparrow Antique Lure was first introduced around 1946. This lure was made in Cincinnati, Ohio manufactured by the Weezle Bait Company. This wooden lure is touted to have been covered in real Mallard Duck Feathers. This ingenious idea was based on the predator and prey theory of some of [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:21:53+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Weezle Sparrow Antique Lure

Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure

Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure The Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure from the 1940's is a lure who history is riddle with confusion, misconceptions, false identification and even patent infringements. This lure had me pulling out my hair for a while trying to figure out what it was. Its body style said Pike, its marked [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:24:11+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Paw Paw Musky Pike Lure

Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure

Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure The Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure was introduced in the 1940's. This gigantic wooden lure was made to fish the beasts of the great north country. It should be no surprise that the Paw Paw Bait Company of Paw Paw Michigan would have a series that directly target large fresh [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:25:00+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Paw Paw Jointed Dreadnought Lure

Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart

Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart This Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart coinsides with the Water Scout, Little Eddie and Streamline posted yesterday. Giving us another look at a few lure models. Clark's Popper Scout Clark's Darter Scout Whichever series of Clark's lures you choose, they are yours for better fishing. They are designed [...]

By | 2017-01-10T11:01:48+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Clark Popper Scout Darter Lure Chart

Creek Chub Jointed Darter Lure

Creek Chub Jointed Darter Lure The Creek Chub Jointed Darter Lure was first introduced in 1938. The Creek Chub Bait Company of Garrett Indiana assigned this antique fishing lure model 4900. The Jointed Darter was Leap frogging off the success, sales, and accomplishments of it's straight one piece brother the model 2400 series darter that [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:26:44+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Jointed Darter Lure

Heddon Giant Jointed Vamp Frog Scale

Heddon Giant Jointed Vamp Frog Scale Lure The Heddon Giant Jointed Vamp Lure is a serious wooden lure and admittingly larger than most of the fish I catch. The model 7350 was wooden, glass eyed, antique fishing lure is 6" in length, jointed in the middle. The antique lure which was first introduced in 1933, [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:31:31+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Giant Jointed Vamp Frog Scale

Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure

Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure The Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure had been around for some time before this version was introduced after 1960. The lure made in Paw Paw Michigan, by the Paw Paw Bait Company, was the final metamorphosis of a lure that had seen both body, hook and size and [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:35:27+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Paw Paw Weedless Wotta Frog Lure

Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide

Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide This Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide give us a an example by color Salesman or Dealer Sheet. Fining out what colors certain lures come in not only help us collectors by giving us a color guide to go by, but can help when trying to find [...]

By | 2016-12-31T10:05:44+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Buckeye Bait Mad Minno Lure Color Guide

Martin Hotter N Ell Lure

Martin Hotter N Ell Lure The Martin Hotter N Ell Lure lure falls into its own type category. More in the Hook & Harness and Spring Loaded catagroy. The 1951 lure catalog features two pages on the "Hotter'n'ell". One of the things I enjoy most about doing Fin and Flame is featuring some of these [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:36:21+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Martin Hotter N Ell Lure

Wright McGill Eagle Claw History

Wright McGill Eagle Claw History This Wright McGill Eagle Claw History tale was taken from an excerpt from the Company in 1974. Stories like these breath life into the companies that we as collectors seek out. Being able to bring the different pieces of the puzzle to the table and recreate history with lore. Wright [...]

By | 2016-12-30T12:28:53+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Fly Fishing, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Wright McGill Eagle Claw History

Bomber Bait Company Press Release

Bomber Bait Company Press Release This Bomber Bait Company Press Release and accompanying letter from one of the founders is a neat breadcrumb that I came across in sizable pile of research docs, catalogs, and salesman brochures I had amassed over time. It was hidden behind some papers I had looked at many many times [...]

By | 2016-12-29T13:16:17+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Lures, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Bomber Bait Company Press Release

Sam the Black Bass Man Part I Sunday Sounds

Sam Sam the Black Bass Man Part I In introducing Sam the Black Bass Man, I must digress back a bit, and say thanks for all the views , likes comments, emails and texts I've received. The last 12 Months with Fin and Flame has been fun. I have even bigger expectations and plans for [...]

Heddon Gamby Lure

Heddon Gamby Lure The Heddon Gamby Lure was part of a spinning series lure introduced around 1955. The Heddon Gamby produced in Dowagiac, Michigan was given a model series number 421 and 423. The 421 can be differentiated by the length and measures 2 3/4" while the 423 measures 3 3/4" in length. The lure [...]

By | 2016-12-21T08:37:43+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Gamby Lure

Moonlight Jointed Pikaroon Lure

Moonlight Jointed Pikaroon Lure The Moonlight Jointed Pikaroon Lure was first introduced in the early 1920's. This jointed version of the Famous Pikaroon made by the Moonlight Bait Company. The lure comes from the acquisition of the Silver Creek Novelty Work's either through ingenuity or process. This wooden glass eyed minnow was given a model [...]

By | 2016-12-21T08:43:27+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Moonlight Jointed Pikaroon Lure

Heddon 9630 Punkinseed Lure

Heddon 9630 Punkinseed Lure The Heddon 9630 Punkinseed Lure was first introduced in 1950. This antique fishing lure made by Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan is part of a lineup of quintessential lures. The 9630 was later in the life cycle for this top Heddon seller. The 9630 is made of plastic instead of wood like [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:30:48+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon 9630 Punkinseed Lure

Heddon Crazy Crawler Lure 2120 Series

Heddon Crazy Crawler Lure 2120 Series The Heddon Crazy Crawler Lure 2120 Series antique fishing lure was first introduced in 1941. This Crazy Crawler lure made by Heddon of Dowagiac, Michigan would be a great seller for Heddon over the next few decades. The offered the wooden version in three different models and corresponding sizes. [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:29:19+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Crazy Crawler Lure 2120 Series

Worth Flutter Fin Lure

Worth Flutter Fin Lure This version of the Worth Flutter Fin Lure is Circa 1962. The Worth Fishing Tackle Company was located out of Stevens Point Wisconsin. The Flutter Fin nicknamed by many "The Mustache Lure" was an invention made by Delbert Patterson of the Nova Tackle Company. The lure was sold around 1961 to [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:27:43+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Worth Flutter Fin Lure

Carters Dunks Dunk It Lure

Carters Dunks Dunk It Lure The Carters Dunks Dunk It Lure was first introduced around 1931-1933. This Indianapolis Indiana, and Dayton Ohio Produced lure like many other makers was the culmination and consolidation of multiple lure companies coming together. Milt Dunkelberger owned American Display and it is believed he bought the patents to The Carters [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:25:39+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Carters Dunks Dunk It Lure

ShurKacth Baits Mouse Lure

ShurKacth Baits Mouse Lure The ShurKacth Baits Mouse Lure is Circa 1939. The ShurKatch Bait company out of Richfield Springs, New York is thought to have been a distributor of Horrocks Ibbotson fishing lures. This wooden, painted eye mouse vintage fishing lure comes adorn with even a leather tail. This antique fishing lure uses a [...]

By | 2017-03-19T14:58:49+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on ShurKacth Baits Mouse Lure

Hanson Sub Master Lure

Hanson Sub Master Lure The Hanson Sub Master Lure was patented in 1951, while being made as early as 1950. This lure was distributed by Hanson's Custom Loading out of Bonner Springs, Kansas. This little known lure has a large clear plastic diving lip almost the same length of its body.  This lure is 3 [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:19:00+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Hanson Sub Master Lure

Jamison Humdinger Lure

Jamison Humdinger Lure The Jamison Humdinger Lure was first introduced in 1916. This wooden no eyed fishing lure was made by William J Jamison Company out of Chicago Illinois, know affectionately as "Smilling Bill". This antique fishing lure measures 3 1/8" inches in length and is really a larger version of the struggling mouse which [...]

By | 2016-11-29T10:41:02+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|6 Comments

Shakespeare Kingfish Wobbler Lure

Shakespeare Kingfish Wobbler Lure The Shakespeare Kingfish Wobbler Lure is a series model number 6535. The antique fishing lure is Circa late 1930s to 1940 for a time frame. The Kingfish Wobbler minnow is 5" in length made of wood and has pressed painted eyes. The lure has a distinctive keel underneath and is a [...]

By | 2016-12-13T08:26:46+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Antique Lures, Shakespeare Lures|Comments Off on Shakespeare Kingfish Wobbler 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