Whether you are a vintage lure collector for display purposes or like using older bait styles when fishing, owning at least a few Bagley lures are essential pieces of tackle for this hobby!
Finding older lures from this company in great condition at reasonable prices is not difficult. From the classic Bagley Balsa lures, minnows, craw-fish and a variety of other models and styles, there's plenty of "fish food" to choose from on the internet for your next outing.
For Fishing lure collectors not actually fishing with this artificial bait, many Bagley pieces can be found in perfect condition. New old stock (NOS) is rather abundant since this company is not as old as many of the other popular brands hobbyists collect. Perfect for a superior looking display!
Why so many nice lures for such great prices? Every day, all across the USA, people are given the task of cleaning out an elderly relative's home once they've passed on or have sold the house.
It is not uncommon to find entire stashes of fishing tackle hiding in the attic, garage or basement. Often the lures are in good shape and sometimes there are unopened boxes of Bagley bait! You know how fanatical us fisherman are, we can't buy "just one" lure!
Not being interested in fishing and just wanting to get rid of things, many of these kinds of finds are placed on internet auction sites, craigslist or even given away to thrift stores. Most find their way on eBay and this is great news for us lure collectors!
Many of the classics such as the Bang O Lures, Balsa B and Small Fry models can still be found with the original box.
Whether you are seeking mint condition lures for your collection or want to grab some older designs for your tackle box, the Bagley line of lures is sure to enhance your display or grab the attention of that elusive prize fish you've been after for years!