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#5724745 - 01/16/11 04:58 PM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: Big Red 12]
West Tex fishman Offline
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Registered: 01/06/11
Posts: 116
Loc: Lubbock, Texas & Lake AH
Guess I'm an antique also, I've fished with all of those in years past except for the one with mercury in the middle of it.

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#5726159 - 01/16/11 11:35 PM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: West Tex fishman]
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Registered: 03/08/08
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Loc: The Colony, TX
Looks like a diving squid used for saltwater fishing.
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#5726414 - 01/17/11 06:57 AM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: MoonieMagnum]
Waco Kid Offline
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it mite be worth some money. I bought an old lure at a garage sale a few years ago payed $1 for it put it on eBay and sold it for $154
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#5726457 - 01/17/11 07:27 AM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: beermill]
Pastor Joshua Offline
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Originally Posted By: beermill
Here is a few of my old lures Paul Ray, the frog is my favorite, the red/white with a clear center section has mercury in the middle of it, and the other red/white plug is a single spring loaded hook for weedless.



These are some great old lures! To me more than anything, it shows how our minds and thought processes develop over time. Just like the Ford company produced the model-T years before the modern f-150, the lure manufactures produces these lures before lures like the ones we have today. I wonder how much these old lures cost when they were one the shelves of old mom and pop hardware stores? And I wonder if that cost is comparable to the overpriced ones hanging Cabela's or Bass Pro?
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#5726570 - 01/17/11 08:15 AM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: Pastor Joshua]
bamafishin Offline
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Registered: 02/07/10
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Loc: alabama
could it be a crawfish lure
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#5726637 - 01/17/11 08:38 AM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: bamafishin]
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I got this old wooden Crazy Crawler by Heddon from a garage sale. It was in an ancient, rusted tackle box along with some other lures. I like the look and "feel" of old fishing lures.




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#5734809 - 01/18/11 09:53 PM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: champion221]
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Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 406
Loc: sherman texas
the first pic looks a lot like original bomber lures,but I have not seen any with claw spinners NEAT lure!!
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#5737676 - 01/19/11 03:48 PM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: TRAILBOSS]
007fisher Offline
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Registered: 10/07/10
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Some of those lures might be worth something.
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#5742909 - 01/20/11 06:52 PM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: beermill]
compile_src Offline
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Registered: 08/18/05
Posts: 132
Loc: Del Rio
That froggy one looks alot like a 'Lazy Ike'.
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#5743363 - 01/20/11 08:38 PM Re: weird looking lure to me [Re: bamafishin]
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Registered: 01/03/04
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Loc: Nacogdoches Tx. USA
I have looked in 3 of my antique lure books and cannot ID that lure. My guess is that it is a Heddon experimental lure. The only thing that is close is the crazy crawler made by Heddon, or the Jersey Wow lure made by Jim Donaly. Mainly by the hardware, but both of these lures have a different body styles. That is why I say it's a experimental lure. Don't know for sure, just guessing. Neat lure though.
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