We're all familiar with the popular collectible lure brands such as Heddon, Creek Chub, Bagley, Paw Paw etc, but how about those hard to find antique and vintage lures with obscure names?
Those little known names can really make a display stand out in a crowd! There are hundreds of highly sought after fishing lures with not so famous names available for purchase everyday. They are just a little tougher to find.
Much of these classic, forgotten bait can be found at huge savings with a little searching and patience. Everyday people are finding lures like the Neon Mickey or the Osprey Eppinger Darevle.
Names like Glen Willow, David Perkins and J.L Boorse are surfacing every day at flea markets, online auctions, and lure conventions. These very desirable lures are priceless to collectors and hobbyists seeking these rare lures.
Imagine finding a Land-Em wood lure made in Iowa or a Hughes River Muskie Lure in mint condition? Maybe you need a Rivers Edge Firetiger or Jamisons Coaxer to finish off your display case?
Lures like these are popping up more and more as internet auctions like eBay become more accessible and easy to use for people around the country.
In these times, people discover old collectible lures in Grandpas old tackle box and place them for sale online whereas just a decade or so ago they would have likely pitched them in the garbage!
The internet is great news for us collectors. Now we can find what we need without driving for hours only to be disappointed or paying those high priced antique store prices. Best of all, we can shop on our computer from the comfort of home!