Okay, yeah I’m on a lure rant this week but I’m not sorry for it. It was the mystique of the bass lure that got me interested in bass fishing to begin with. Not only that but anglers have been carving imitators out of wood for millennia in order to trick the worthy adversary, the bass, so without bass lures, we’d have a much different history to tell. So, for the third day in a row we’re going to talk about bass lures, this time one of the old horses in the stall and one of the contemporary ones. Specifically Heddon and Lee Sisson.
We all know the Heddon name and that they’re one of the longest living lure manufacturers in the United States. They’ve made some of the most iconic lures ever designed, held the title of the “lure that caught the world record bass” for over 70 years and have beat the test of time for over 100 years. [Read more…]