Heddon Cataloged Lures 1902-1984...plus a bit more, by Joan L. Lyons, 2018, Hardcover with 569 pages. $74.95 with 6% sales tax added if bought in Michigan + $7.00 shipping and handling in the US only. This book weighs 4.6 lbs: so it takes 7 days to ship by media mail to keep pricing affordable.

If you have questions, or want to set up international shipping, please call Joan at 269-591-4841.

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  • Chapter 1: lists in alphabetical order, every cataloged lure with a chart listing all the changes made over the years, as shown in the Heddon catalogs
  • Chapter 2: Lures of Special Interest has information on private label, experimental, prototype, non-cataloged lures, and more.
  • Chapter 3: Colors, lists every color mentioned in the catalogs plus some non-cataloged colors and shows pictures of most of the lure colors.
  • Chapter 4: Hardware, Boxes and General Lure Information goes into every detail shown in the catalog that is not in the other chapters.

Notes and Bibliography, gives you the details where this detailed information is from. index lists the lures by number and other items of interest.

New book for sale:

THE HEDDONS AND THEIR BAIT. The story of the Heddon family and the company they founded.

The Heddons and their bait book cover

"The Heddons and Their Bait" chronicles the history of the Heddon family from their emigration from England to America in 1831, their move to Dowagiac, Michigan in 1860, to the founding of the James Heddon and Son company in 1902 to manufacture James' new fishing bait.

That company ultimately grew to become the world's largest manufacturer of artificial fishing baits in the 1950's.This story and much more is engagingly told in "The Heddons and Their Bait," and details the people and events behind those baits. Each book will be signed by the author.

"The Heddons and Their Bait" is high-quality, hard cover 8.5" x 11" book with a dust jacket and contains nearly 100 sepia photographs and 120pages. The book costs $44.95 plus .06% Michigan tax where applicable and shipping/ packaging charges in the US are $6.00 by media mail.If you have questions, or want to set up international shipping, please email Heddonmuseum@lyonsindustries.com.

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