Vintage, Classic Fishing Lures, Heddon 300 7-hook, Muskie, Musky & Bass Lures
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Vintage, Classic Fishing Lures, Heddon 300 7-hook, Muskie, Musky & Bass Lures:
The Heddon 300 is one of the firstsuccessful muskie surface baits!
First marketed as the #300 surface minnow, Heddon recognized its success as a muskie bait in 1925-26 when the lure was re-named the Musky Minnow.
TheMusky Minnow was available in a variety of hook arrangements; two, three, four, six and very rarely, seven!
The two and three hookHeddon 300saremostoften encountered. Thesix-hook version is relatively scarce withthe four-hookerscarce to rare. Theseven-hook versionis exeedingly rare.Multiple hook 300sare probably few and far between becausetheywere considered to have superior hooking success with muskies...and muskieslive ina limited range, so fewer baits were manufactured.
Heddon 300s were originally designed for taking large bass in southern states.
This Heddon 300 is in two-piece, toilet-seat hardware.
It has a BEAUTIFUL,RED-HEAD PAINT! The red-head is a vey "tough" coloron Heddon 300s. It hasminimal wear despite having a gang of 7-hooks!
This lurewould make a wonderfulcenterpiece to a lure collection!
The Heddon 300 was introduced around 1904 and discontinued in 1942...making this lure at least 70-years old!
The lure will bewell packaged and shipped insured to the succssful buyer.
It's being offered at a low starting price with !!