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Creek Chub Giant Jointed Pikie Lure

Creek Chub Giant Jointed Pikie Lure The Creek Chub Giant Jointed Pikie Lure was first introduced in 1957. This giant behemoth of a fishing lure was Creek Chub, of Garrett, Indiana's largest production fishing lure. The antique fishing lure was assign a model series 800. Truth be told this thing is larger than most fish [...]

By | 2017-07-25T07:29:56+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|0 Comments

Heddon Giant Jointed Vamp Lure

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. This antique lure crafted by Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan [...]

By | 2017-07-25T07:32:01+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|0 Comments

Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure

Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure The Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure was first introduced in 1919. This large wooden lure made by the Creek Chub Bait Company of Garrett Indiana had a model number 600. While its said its intent was to be salt water fished lure as it was first introduced in Mullet Scale [...]

By | 2017-07-10T07:52:39+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure

Heddon Musky Crazy Crawler Lure

Heddon Musky Crazy Crawler Lure The Heddon Musky Crazy Crawler Lure was first introduced in 1940. This antique fishing lure was manufactured in Heddon's plant in Dowagiac Michigan and was assigned a model series number 2150. This giant lure makes quite a commotion coming across the top of the water. The lure lasted 17 years [...]

By | 2017-07-10T07:57:25+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Musky Crazy Crawler Lure

Creek Chub Jointed Husky Musky Lure

Creek Chub Jointed Husky Musky Lure The Creek Chub Jointed Husky Musky Lure was first made in the 1930's. This lure made by the Creek Chub Bait Company out of Garrett Indiana is exceedingly hard to find. I try not to just throw the word rare around, however in the tens of thousands of lures Ive [...]

By | 2017-04-28T09:22:08+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Jointed Husky Musky Lure

Heddon 300 7 Hook Minnow Lure

Heddon 300 7 Hook Minnow Lure This Heddon 300 7 Hook Minnow Lure dates to 1925. The model Heddon of Dowagiac, Michigan asigned this was a model 300 which had been being produed already for 20 years, just another version of it. This bohemoth of a antique lure was a wooden fat body 300, with [...]

By | 2017-04-18T10:28:35+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon 300 7 Hook Minnow Lure

Creek Chub Husky Plunker Lure

Creek Chub Husky Plunker Lure The Creek Chub Husky Plunker Lure was first introduced in 1939. The Creek Chub Bait Company out of Garrett Indiana assigned it a model Number 5800. The antique fishing lure was a larger version of the already successful Plunker lure, and measures in at 4 1/4 inches in length. Made [...]

By | 2017-03-08T12:23:53+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Husky Plunker Lure

Creek Chub Husky Surfster Lure

Creek Chub Husky Surfster Lure The Creek Chub Husky Surfster Lure was first offered in 1953. The antique lure was Creek Chub of Garrett, Indiana lure model series number 7300. This large wooden cedar lure continued the Surfster line up by adding this salt water or big game Surfster. This large antique fishing lure measures [...]

By | 2017-03-30T08:40:49+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Husky Surfster Lure

Heddon Musky Flap Tail Lure

Heddon Musky Flap Tail Lure The Heddon Musky Flap Tail Lure was first introduced around 1935. This antique fishing lure was given the model number 7050 inside the Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan's lure line up. While not the largest in the Flap Tail series this wooden lure measures 5" in length. The lure can be [...]

By | 2017-03-30T08:52:08+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon Musky Flap Tail 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 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

Creek Chub Husky Dingbat Lure

Creek Chub Husky Dingbat Lure The Creek Chub Husky Dingbat Lure was first produced in 1938 and only lasted 8 years and was out of production by 1946. Creek Chub of Garrett Indiana assigned it a model number 5300. This is the largest of the Creek Chub Dingbats and measures 2 1/2" in length with [...]

By | 2017-01-17T09:28:49+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Husky Dingbat Lure

Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure

Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure The Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure was first introduced in 1929. This antique lure was had a wooden painted head and a stacked deer hair tail, with a large treble hook on the rear. This fishing lure is pretty big at 4 3/4" in length. This [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:23:23+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Antique Lures, Paw Paw Moonlight Lures|Comments Off on Paw Paw Musky Natural Hair Mouse Lure

South Bend Whirl Oreno Lure

South Bend Whirl Oreno The South Bend Whirl Oreno lure is a series number 935. This antique lure was first produced in 1929 - 1933 on its first production run, and 1938 to 1940 on its second short lived production run. The antique lure had no eyes and is 3" in width with a trailing [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:22:28+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Antique Lures, South Bend Lures|Comments Off on South Bend Whirl Oreno Lure

Shakespeare 43 Underwater Minnow Lure

Shakespeare 43 Underwater Minnow Lure The Shakespeare 43 Underwater Minnow Lure is one of my favorite Shakespeare antique lures. This lure is very similar to the Heddon 175 Heavy Casting Minnow lure. The lure is a 3T or 3 Hook underwater minnow made of wood with glass eyes to props both fore and aft. This [...]

By | 2016-11-10T19:32:37+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Antique Lures, Shakespeare Lures|Comments Off on Shakespeare 43 Underwater Minnow Lure

South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure

South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure The South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure was first introduced in 1932. Produced at 1108 South High Street, South Bend Indiana this antique fishing lure was given a model series 966. The lure was touted by Ivar Hennings the president of the South Bend Bait Company as being the best Muskie [...]

By | 2016-12-13T09:10:20+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Antique Lures, South Bend Lures|Comments Off on South Bend Lunge Oreno Lure

Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure

Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure The Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure was first introduced around 1924. This model 972 made by the Shakespeare Bait Company, of Kalamazoo, Michigan measures 5" in length. This antique spinning lure came with a front fluted spinner attached to the shaft of the rig. The lure has the traditional red [...]

By | 2016-08-19T23:58:16+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Antique Lures, Shakespeare Lures|Comments Off on Shakespeare Musky Trolling Minnow Lure

Keeling Musky Expert Minnow Lure

Keeling Musky Expert Minnow Lure The Keeling Musky Expert Minnow Lure is a nice big lure and is Circa 1915. This large wooden Keeling antique lure measure 5" in length. The Musky Expert minnow has 2 extra large type 2 double hooks on the sides and a single treble hook hanging from the rear screw [...]

By | 2016-08-12T13:19:55+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Antique Lures, Miscellaneous Lure Makers|Comments Off on Keeling Musky Expert Minnow Lure

Heddon Musky Surfusser Lure

Heddon Musky Surfusser Lure The Heddon Musky Surfusser Lure was first introduced in 1937. This antique lure of Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan, was given a model series number 350. The antique lure made of wood measured 4" in length. The lure had glass eyed a forward line tine and a forward and rear inscribed propellers. [...]

By | 2016-06-23T00:26:51+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|2 Comments

Creek Chub Husky Injured Minnow Lure Prototype

Creek Chub Husky Injured Minnow Lure Prototype This Creek Chub Husky Injured Minnow Lure is a series 3500. This wooden glass eyed Creek Chub lure made in Garrett Indiana was first introduced in 1929. The antique lure measures 5" inches in length. This specific one is believed to have been a prototype of sorts and [...]

By | 2016-10-26T11:41:18+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Antique Lures, Creek Chub Lures|Comments Off on Creek Chub Husky Injured Minnow Lure Prototype

Heddon 175 Musky Minnow Lure Frog Scale

Heddon 175 Musky Minnow Lure Frog Scale The Heddon 175 Musky Minnow Lure Frog Scale is a very uncommon combo. This wooden glass eyed musky minnow was first introduced in 1906, and was a staple in the Heddon Dowagiac line up for decades. The 175 lure was first found in a treasured tall sized type [...]

By | 2017-04-03T19:53:02+00:00 April 10th, 2016|Antique Lures, Heddon Lures|Comments Off on Heddon 175 Musky Minnow Lure Frog Scale