that runs at medium depth. 670 and 675 - Larger of the jointed Jitterbugs. As with so many who enter the lure business, it began as a hobby. The wobbling surface bait immediately 389 talking about this. itself alongside the Jitterbug as a surface classic. Model No. Model No. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. 645(discontinued) - This is a longer version of the famous Jitterbug, Model No 750 - This popper weighs in at 5/8 of an ounce, Model No. Old Vintage Arbogast Jitterbug Wood Lure 10920p 2-34. quickly acquired a fine reputation and made the company famous. Along the way, we will discover many unknown facts about the firm, many of which will cause jaws to drop and eyes to open wide. It resembled a crayfish in appearance, even to the extent of used the famous Jitterbug. By 1980, the Mud-Bug was available in five The Art of the Lure: The Fred Arbogast Big Tin Liz This 1 oz. Arbogast Jitterbug Weedless. Fred Arbogast was one of the true pioneers of the fishing lure industry. The tail has parts that have come apart. $8.99. The Fishing Advertisement: Baker's Breakfast Cocoa... An Angling Miscellany with Gary L. Miller. The big tin liz was also offered in the silver shinner. 1835 - The 1835 is 3 ½ inches long and weighs 3/8 of an ounce, Sign in|Recent Site Activity|Report Abuse|Print Page|Powered By Google Sites. It is 1 ½ inches long and weighs 3/32 of obstructions. an ounce and carries a #1/0 weedless hook. Shop eBay for great deals on Arbogast Vintage Fishing Lures. That's exactly what the Fred Arbogast company did in 1955. in 1938. $10.00 shipping. 22 - This model Mud-Bug weighs 5/8 of an ounce. This deep-diving lure has been a winner in numerous bass This noisy surface lure had a double-bladed front spinner Expand Cart. Model No. His lure was the Spin-Tail Kicker in 1926, and the Fred Arbogast Lure Company was born. UNID Files #02 UPDATE: The Case of the Paper Minnow SOLVED! The FIshing Photographer with Doug Bucha: Seth Green, Saturday: Deconstructing Old Ads with Bill Sonnett, Sunday: Dick Streater's Thought of the Week, Brock Ray & Don Kirk's Interstate Sportsman, Matt Lollman's Old & Antique Fishing Lures, Patrick Daridick's Ontario Fishing Tackle Site, Sante Giuliani's Fishinbanjo Bamboo Rod Site, Bob Guist's American Devon & McGinty Book, Clyde Drury's Dr. James A. Henshall Autobiography, Doug Carpenter's There's Something About A Jinx, Dr. Todd Larson's History of the Fish Hook in America, Vol. As soon as the Jitterbug hit the water, letters of praise from As with so many who enter the lure business, it began as a hobby. In 1936 Fred added a second lure to his product line and introduced allowed it to go down deep and also acted as a guard to keep it from $100.00. Arbogast Jitterbug Jointed 2.0. of an ounce and carries a very small single #8 treble hook. $25.99. 1944, he said, "I have experimented with and tried out the Hula Dancer The Art of the Lure: The Fred Arbogast Big Tin Liz. This little honey is small, but no surface commotion, similar to a floundering food fish. around vegetation and cover. $12.50. As his lures began to become popular with area anglers, some of the local tackle shops began asking if they could buy them to sell in their stores. The extended lip of this fast-swimming, floater-diver Model No. 600 and 605 - This is a scaled down version weighing in at 3/8 of an ounce and 2 ½ inches long. Model No. Model No. Arbogast Lures For Sale Sort by Featured Best selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, old to new Date, new to old Arbogast White Blue Eye Mud Bug In Box $12.00 It concentrates in particular on the history of fishing and fishing tackle, and seeks to provide interesting, informative, and important materials for anyone who wants to help preserve our nation's (and the world's) fishing. Fred described this metal minnow as "the most natural cripple ever made." a mere 1/32 of an ounce and carries a tiny #8 hook. Arbogast Hula Popper Topwater Fishing Lure, Black, G770 (1 3/4 in, 1/4 oz) Fred Arbogast was one of the true pioneers of the fishing lure industry. In open water, she does her stuff!". Virginia had the highest population of Arbogast families in 1840. This book provides a guidebook and related history for collectors of Fred Arbogast fishing lures of the metal brands, his Kicker and Tin Liz families of lures. named in memory of Mr. "Dash" Gowen, a longtime Arbogast sales The most Arbogast families were found in the USA in 1880. 770 - This ultra light size Hula Popper. fishing market in 1946 when Fred announced the creation of the Vintage Arbogast Lures Search thousands of online items powered by the ebay search service to find the best deals on new and used fishing equipment. Mr. Zahn visited the Arbogast factory in July of 1981 during a NFLCC swap meet that was held in Akron, Ohio. enthusiastic fishermen began pouring into Fred. Arbogast began by carving lures for himself and friends while employed by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Model No. $5.99. This blog deals with our outdoor heritage. fishing problems. His first commercially-produced lure was the Tin Liz in 1932. fishing tournaments. To Model No. Skittering, sometimes referred to as "buzzing," became a 20 - This smaller size Mud-Bug weighs in at ¼ of an ounce. Clarence E. Zahn lure mentor and close friend swapped this material to Mr. Clyde Harbin. Clarence Zahn met with Arbogast President, Dick Kotis and received this signed copy of "The First Fifty Years and 1982 Arbogast Catalog" . Model No. 1050 (discontinued) Vintage Fred Arbogast Lure Collectors has 981 members. The Arbogast Jitterbug is one of the most popular and readily available vintage fishing lures. 415 talking about this. Model No. $12.50. the tail section of the lure so it can be fished over weeds and The Dasher was Arbogast. Free shipping on selected items. splashy surface bait, the Sputterbug featured the famous Hula Skirt for different sizes for fresh and saltwater fishing. Arbogast Lure History The Tin Liz, Fred's first commercially produced lure, was trademarked in 1932. It has an attached hula skirt, Model No. See my other auctions for lures and will be listing more in the coming days. chunk of colorful fish shaped metal was designed to fish for pike and musky by the Fred Arbogast Company of Akron, Ohio. One of the classic American tackle companies. and came equipped with a large skirt and trailer hook assembly. A variation of the popular Hawaiian Wiggler was brought to the Jitterbug In Perch On Tough Old Card. for panfish and bluegills. captured the attention of the fishing fraternity when it was introduced Find yourself, let me know if you are not in the database, or just pass on any information that might correct mistakes in the database. I think that someone who is totally into Arbogast lures would pay a higher dollar than a generic lure collector. Arbogast Maker of the Jitterbug, Hula Popper and other classic baits. Prancer is a surface bait with buck tails for surface action; and the Quickly becoming one of the most effective fishing lures of all time, it was manufactured in a number of sizes and came in over a hundred different colors. accommodate these interests, Fred introduced the Hula-Spinner, a It was at this point when Arbogast joined the Roman imperial military service under the command of the emperor Gratian, son of Valentinian I and elder brother to Valentinian II, in the Western Roman Empire. It was As with so many who enter the lure business, it began as a hobby. impractical toy. Arbogast, (died September 8, 394), barbarian general of the Roman Empire, the first to establish a Roman nominee of his own as a puppet emperor and attempt a pagan revival in his name.. Lure is black with Hula Popper in Gray on top, some silver speckling. Arbogast Buzz Plug. $18.08. in northern and southern waters for several years. The Arbo-Gaster was designed in 1956 to solve deep water impoundment In 1940 fly rod fishing for bass was becoming popular. very popular fishing technique just recently but Fred recognized it Whether it’s a first generation wooden, or a post-WWII era plastic model, these lures have sparked the antique lure collecting fire in more than a few collectors. First introduced in 1937, Fred Arbogast’s Jitterbug received its patent in 1940, one of the few early lures to be patented that is still available today. 2 Vintage Old Wood Wooden FRED ARBOGAST JITTERBUG FISHING LURES Akron Ohio. No. Arbogast began by carving lures for himself and friends while employed by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Early Origins of the Arbogast family The surname Arbogast was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. 610 - This weedless Jitterbug weighs 5/8 of an ounce . Although the Fred Arbogast Company was not founded in until 1930, Fred Arbogast, the avid angler, was making and selling fishing lures as early as the mid-1920s. water surface. 760 - This is a scaled down version of the 750 and is 3/8 of an ounce and 2 inches long with 2 trebles. This volume provides insight into Fred Arbogast's early fishing lures and provides knowledge for collectors and those interested in fishing tackle history. It is only 7/8 of an inch long and weighs 1805 - Sputterbuzz is the largest model - 5 inches long and weighs 5/8 of an ounce. In the News: The International Fario Club. A noisy, Sputterfuss. - This is the smallest of the Fly Rod Hula Poppers and is fished mainly Dasher, introduced in 1962, with propellers fore and aft, creates a Showing all 10 results. The Mud-Bug created a sensation from the moment it was introduced in Vintage Fred Arbogast Spinning Hula Popper Fishing Lure with box and paper insert ~ Original box has wear. In 1840 there were 20 Arbogast families living in Virginia. UNID Files #01: The Case of the Florida Trumpet Lure. Vintage Wood Arbogast Scudder Lure 5 Blue Unused . After the Hula Popper was introduced in 1941, it quickly established designed for ocean species. Fishing for History: The History of Fishing and Fishing Tackle, 24 Joe Cermele & John Merwin's Field & Stream Blog, 25 Fishing for History's Fishing Video Archive, Ben Wright's Spinning Reel Report for October 2014. Fred Arbogast 58 Oz. If you are an Arbogast, please create an account. designed by Fred to be quickly retrieved or "skittered" across the 1968. Arbogast Jitterbug Jointed. You'll find new or used products in Arbogast Vintage Fishing Lures on eBay. History lives behind Hula Popper topwater lure with its pulsating skirt ... Arbogast Hula Popper Fishing Lure-2 in-Cricket Frog - Chartreuse/White Skirt 4.5 out of 5 stars 35. Fred Arbogast was one of the true pioneers of the fishing lure industry. In this series, we will chronicle the corporate history of the Fred Arbogast Company from its founding until the untimely passing of the founder in 1947. One of the most iconic fishing lures of all time is the Jitterbug, invented by Fred Arbogast in 1938. the now famous Hawaiian Wigglers. Arbogast Hula Popper. At that point, Arbogast changed direction and started making a version of the Jitterbug where both the body and the lip were crafted from plastic. This was about 53% of all the recorded Arbogast's in the USA. 630 and 635 - This size Jitterbug weighs ¼ ounce, light spinning size. 650 and 655- This is the standard baitcasting size, 5/8 of an ounce and 3 inches long. Nov 26, 2020 - Explore Dan Jones's board "Fred Arbogast Lures" on Pinterest. being retrieved "backwards" to simulate a fast-moving or retreating 1400 (discontinued) snagging on under-water obstructions. 620 and 625 - The smaller of the two jointed Jitterbugs weighing in at 3/8 of an ounce, Model No. Well respected as THE topwater lure for night fishing, the Jitterbug has proven its power to ignite explosive strikesthroughout the day. The Scudder, Prancer and Dasher are large wooden wire-through lures Hawaiian Wiggler type of lure that weighed only 1/16 oz. Model No. Collectors of vintage Fred Arbogast lures.Tin Liz,Jitterbug,etc.And info.Join Us! 8 … First introduced in 1937, Fred Arbogast’s Jitterbug received its patent in 1940, one of the few early lures to be patented that is still available today. It is a sinking bait Started in 1925 by Fred Arbogast in Akron, Ohio. Flavius Arbogastes, or simply Arbogast, was the nephew of the great Frankish General Flavius Richomeres and resided within the Frankish domain as a native of Galatia Minor until he was expelled in the later 370s CE. 700 - This is the largest of all Jitterbugs, 1 ¼ ounce and 4 ½ inches long. The Fred Arbogast Company began in Akron, Ohio, when Fred began making lures at home. $399.00. The Arbogast family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. Vintage Arbogast Hula Diver Lure. The Arbogast Jitterbug and Hula Popper have been go-to topwater lures for largemouth and smallmouth bass for so long generations of anglers can identify the rhythmic “plop-plop-plop” of a Jitterbug or the solid “bloop” of a Hula Popper. These lures weigh 5/8 of an ounce, Model No. Shop for-and learn about-Vintage and Collectible Arbogast Fishing Lures. 690 - This is a spinning version of the weedless Jitterbug, Model No. It weighs ¼ of an ounce and carries a single #5 treble hook. Model No. Model No. When Fred added the Hula Dancer to the Arbogast product line in Arbogast Jitterbug. The Buzz Plug is an instant classic recently added to the Arbogast … Introduced as a wooden lure with a metal lip, the Jitterbug was forced to make a few changes after World War II broke out and forced a shortage in metal. His hand made lures, like so many others home lure makers, became so popular that he began mass production in 1926. 1, Gregg Stockey's Guests at the Buck Creek Hotel, Phil White's Shimano Bantams: The First 15 Years, Richard Lodge's Skeletons: A Guide to Raised Pillar Fly Reel, Robert Miller's Stream Dynamics for the Complete Fly Fisherman, Victor R. Johnson, Jr.'s America's Fishing Waders, Unid Files #15: The Case of the Plastic Minnow, UNID Files #14: The Case of the Holmes Saltwater Reel, UNID Files #13: The Case of the Bubble Frogs, UNID Files #12: The Case of the Early English, UNID Files #10: The Case of the Big and Little Brass Minnows, UNID Files #09: The Case of the Quill Hopper, UNID Files #08: The Case of the Banded Minnow, UNID Files #07: The Case of the Florida Flasher, UNID Files #06: The Case of the Bizarre Abu Reel, UNID Files #05: The Case of the Counterspinning Spinner, UNID Files #04: The Case of the Weedless Florida Darter, UNID Files #03: The Case of the Torpedo Minnow, UNID Files #02: The Case of the Paper Minnow. The Spin Tail Kicker and Tin Liz launched Arbogast into a company that employed one hundred and continues today. 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