Joe Yates' website is a great showcase for hundreds of old fishing lures, providing high resolution photos and in many cases, detailed information about the makers. Main sections include Florida lures, Carolina lures, and Heddon lures. There's also an active message board for discussing antique lures.
In this interview, Joe Yates talks about collecting antique fishing lures and tackle, from the big five manufacturers (Heddon, Shakespeare, Creek Chub, Pflueger and South Bend) as well as smaller shops. Based in North Carolina, Joe can be r… Read more »