Last Updated on 11/13/2007 by bidz

Lures a link to glorious past

Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 11/2/07

“Some people collect baseball cards or model trains or figurines.

For Tom Clancy of Lake Hopatcong, collecting antique lures isn’t just about having an item in a box to show off; it’s about preserving history of the sport he loves.

…Ans Decker and Jim Donaly made names for themselves creating lures that outfished the competition, and to this day their creations are highly prized among antiques collectors. Well-preserved lures are worth in the $1,500 to $3,000 range, while some very rare editions have been appraised and sold for up to $10,000.”

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