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Info needed on my LiL lure.

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by Anth, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. Ok I have a Heddon. Tiny Crazy Crawler. I can find all the info i want on it but what I realey want to know is what year it was made.

    I will have pic's of it up soon...!
  2. Fish4Fun

    Fish4Fun Relaxing.

    here's your pic anth

  3. I don't know when they started making them but I can recall fishing with them around 60 years ago. Never liked them as much as the Jitter Bug.
  4. Fish4Fun

    Fish4Fun Relaxing.

    quick search i found this page the lure was first made in 1939 take a look at this page and i would guess this guy could tell you anything need to know.
  5. DaleM

    DaleM Original OGF Staff Member

    Is it wood or plastic? The first one were wooden. Later they went to plastic. I have 5 different ones. Some small some large. Also have jitterbugs, hula poppers and bass o-renos that are all wooden. I know some are at least from 1930's as my grandfather used them.
  6. Fish4Fun

    Fish4Fun Relaxing.

    pic 2 for you anth
  7. It's a plastic one. The eyes are a cream color,not yellow (unless wear and tear made them more cream than yellow). The wings are held in place with a pin. From the site F4F gave me i would guess it's a 9120. so that means it may have been made as early as 1956, 1957.

    Hmm. it says ''a general rule is that Heddon lures had a larger pupil and the later Pradco lures had a smaller more well defined pupil.''
    If i go with the eyes Pradco made it?