First Name
CHRISTOPHER
Last Name
AUGUSTUS
Business Name
HEIRLOOM LURES
Partner Name
Media Category
Wood
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Region
Down East/Acadia
Phone
2076100801
Membership Level:
Guild Level
About
My lures are reproductions of 1900 to 1950 antique patented wood fish lures. This was the golden age for wood lures in the U.S. James Heddon is credited with patenting the first wood lure in 1902. After the 1950's plastics dominated the market, so that 50 year period was the heyday for wood lures. Each lure I create is hand crafted of basswood on my wood lathe painted with six to eight coats of enamel paint and a clear finish.
Each lure has a distinct name , history and a backstory that's noteworthy to a fisherman or collector.
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