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no name lures
« on: September 10, 2019, 08:39:05 AM »
I'm sorting out heaps of tackle and have found these lures, they are unbranded, any ideas on who made them?
when I die, may my wife not sell my fishing tackle for what I told her I paid for it... and I have bought more, a severe case of TA

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Re: no name lures
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2019, 08:56:50 AM »
top one looks line a Manns

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Re: no name lures
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2019, 09:24:26 AM »
Top lure used to be sold by Bennie Jordaan, Bottom lure used to be sold by Ratfink
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Re: no name lures
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2019, 09:59:33 AM »
Thanks Mike


how did they perform do you know?

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Re: no name lures
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2019, 12:32:10 PM »
top one looks line a Manns

Correct...

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Re: no name lures
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2019, 12:58:51 PM »
not sure about Manns, the Manns lures do not appear to have the same shape between the belly hook and the tail hook :dunno:
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Re: no name lures
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2019, 01:14:36 PM »
Definitely NOT a Manns stretcher.... as Mike said that lure was sold by Bennie under the Demon Tackle brand... made in China.... have a couple myself.... aliexpress is selling them @ U$1.21 (all sorts of different colors)

This is a Manns... note that there's no "hump" in the anal area
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Re: no name lures
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2019, 07:32:18 PM »
top one looks line a Manns

I got a couple from Fritz way back when ........they are a real drag to pull

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Re: no name lures
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2019, 08:22:24 PM »
The bottom lure is definitely a polyester popper by Ratfink as Capt Hook said, & sold by Ganis.
I have a few I got years ago for a "penny".....but never used them, so also wonder how they perform ?

 

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