Vintage Bomber Fishing Tackle

C.S. Turbeville and Ike Walker, two north Texas fisherman, founded the Bomber Bait Company out of their garage in 1946. They invented the 'Bomber,' a lure that wouldn't snag, even when dropped deep into the water. Early Bombers were metal and wood, though the company also experimented with plastic in the late 1940's. Other models followed, like the smaller 'Bomberette,' the oddly-shaped 'Waterdog,' and the ever-popular 'Jerk.' More models...Continue Reading