Tackle






Brainerd Bait Co.
St. Paul, MN
c. 1950-1960
















Paul Bunyan "Silver Doctor" Flies
Paul Bunyan Bait Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. early 1950's















Hart Fly
Hart’s Custom tied Flies
Mankato, MN
c. late 1950's















"The Key" Hand Tied Flies
Fairmont Gun Club
Fairmont, MN
c. late 1950's















Sportland Custom Trout Flies
Kelley-How-Thomson Co.
Duluth, MN
c. late 1920's – early 1930's















"The Perfect Frog Rig"
Cove Bay Tackle Co.
Duluth, MN
c. late 1920's/early 1930's
















Strikemaster Leader/Spinner
Foster Leader & Tackle Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. late 1950's


Brainerd Polished Nose June Fly/Bug
Gruenhagen Company Mfg.
Brainerd, MN
c. early-mid 1930's













Swedish Fishing Weights
Kenneth Osterberg Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. late 1950's


Baker Weedless Hooks on Card
10,000 Lakes/Brainerd Bait Co.
St. Paul, MN
c. mid-1960's















Strikemaster "Indiana" Quality Spinners on Card
Strikemaster, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
c. mid-1960's















Sting Ray Spinners on Card
National Expert Bait Co. (NEBCO)
Minneapolis, MN
c. mid-1960's















#366- F Assortment of Spoons on Card
National Expert Bait Co. (NEBCO)
Minneapolis, MN
c. 1960















"Gopher" Hand-Tied Flies
Brainerd Bait Co.
St. Paul, MN
c. mid-1950's
















Water Gremlin "Spoon-Fin" Minnow
Clyde C. Hoage
General Tool Company
St. Paul, MN
c. mid-1950's














Water Gremlin Minnow Harness
Clyde C. Hoage
General Tool Company
St. Paul, MN
c. late 1950's















"The Kroker" Adjustable - Hook
Mid-North Tackle Co.
Wells, MN
c. early 1960's















"Baby Doctor Spoons"
Brainerd Bait Co.
St. Paul, MN
c. 1950's















"Eel Harness"
Minnnesota Fishing Tackle Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. late 1940's















The Diamond Fly
The Diamond Bait Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. mid-1950's















Old Reliable Spoon
Raymac of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
c. late 1950's















Wooden Spool of Fishing line
Leitz Hardware and Paint Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. 1940's















Shy-Poke Spool of Fishing Line
S & M Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. mid-1950's















St. Croix "Supreme Japan Silk Fishing Line"
Nagell Hardware Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. 1930's















"Pack Pork Rind"
Janney, Semple, Hill & Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. 1920's


10,000 Lakes Trolling Spoon
Brainerd Bait Co.
St. Paul, MN
c. 1960










Lins-Bobber/Floats
Black Hills, South Dakota
c. 1960s













Paul Bunyan "Flasho" Spinners #110
Paul Bunyan Bait Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. 1950s








Paul Bunyan "Blue Ox" Pork Rind
Paul Bunyan Bait Co.
Minneapolis, MN
c. 1940s