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    Posted 5 years ago

    memorbillya
    (3 items)

    These lures came out of my Uncle's tackle box, but I have never seen these before. I have looked all over the internet and asked other collectors, one of which said, he had a few, but does not know the name either.
    Anyone have any idea of the name and manufacturer of these lures?

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    1. ravage60 ravage60, 5 years ago
      I haven't seen those either. I would think they'd have pretty good action but a heavy pull in the water. Are they wood or plastic? I imagine they would act a lot like poppers in the water. It's probable that it was a smaller company that made them. They may have been made for a certain fish so finding what fish were popular in the area might help.
    2. memorbillya, 5 years ago
      Thanks for the responses all.
      The smaller ones are plastic, the larger some are plastic and some are wood. I have about a dozen of the smaller ones and about 10 of the different sized larger ones.
      My family has been in the lure production business in the 50s and 60s. Had many family that worked at Helin tackle. My father had a patent for a lure called "two-way bait Company", out of Detroit. But these lures were nothing he made. They were big into bass fishing, so these lures were probably for bass, possibly geared for the Detroit River.
      By the way, the flared cap on the swivel end is metal, on the larger ones.
    3. memorbillya, 5 years ago
      Sorry All,
      I said my family fished mainly for bass, It was walleye. Sorry for the error. These lures were probably meant for walleye fishing.
      I added a third photo of some additional lures of the same kind.
    4. ravage60 ravage60, 5 years ago
      I've got a possibility. "The Wobbler" Check to see if any of them have that on the lip towards the hook. But I'm not sure Wobbler might be a brand name too. There is also a fluted wobbler.

      Not sure though.
    5. memorbillya, 5 years ago
      Thank You Ravage, I too believe they are in the wobbler family.
      Being my family lived in Michigan, these lures could have been made in Michigan.

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