Sunday, August 2, 2015

Most expensive lures

Ever wonder how much is the world's most expensive fish lures and how they look like? Check out these amazing masterpieces.

Comstock Flying Hellgrammite

This imtation of a dobsonfly is considered as the first wooden lure by collectors. It is worth at around $12,000. 

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Heddon Night Radiant

A top water plug produced in 1912. It was advertised as a moonlight bait. The estimated worth for this lure is around $10,000. 
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Krantz & Smith Chautauqua Minnow

A very rare antique fishing lure because only a very limited amount was ever made. The highest bid for a single lure was recorded at $35,000. 

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Heddon Frog

The frog lure was made in 1897 by a honey maker, It was intended to be a gift with purchase of his honey. Today, there are 8 of these hand crafted wooden frogs around and it can be sold at $30,000 each.

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1853 Giant Copper Haskell Giant Minnow

The first American fish lure made with copper and has a rotating fin. In 2003, the lure was sold at Lang’s Discovery Auction in Waterville, N.Y. for an astonishing $101,200

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Million Dollar Lure

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This amazing lure or should I say jewelry was released in 2006. It is made from 31bs of gold and platinum and around 100 carats of set diamonds and rubies. You might think that this piece of luxurious art work has never been put into action but you are wrong. According to source,  it was actually used at the 26th Annual Brisbee’s Black and Blue” tournament in Baja California. 

Now do you have one of these? 

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