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Vintage Lido Flaptail Saltwater Fishing Lure by MotherNature
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Lido Lures were manufactured in New York around 1946 to 1949. This one is called a flaptail because of the metal “tail” at the back that flapped and attracted hungry fish, probably because it looked somewhat like a flashing bait fish. Frank Lovello, Bill Linzi and Joe Brooks founded Lido Lures.

Not much information is available (at least I can’t find much), but here is a tad more:

http://shorelinebt.com/id22.html

And this page of the site has a wealth of information on old saltwater lures – all kinds:>)

http://shorelinebt.com/id3.html

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fishing, sport, lures, antique, vintage, wooden, lido, flaptail, ocean, sea, tackle, plug, deep sea, mothernature

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Bringing the outdoors in for others to see, especially those who may not get the opportunity to wander next to a pond, fish at the beach, or tramp in the woods, is a pleasure. I hope to build a window to the wonders of nature that fill our everyday lives.

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  • Paul Pasco
    Paul Pascoalmost 2 years ago

    Nice composition, I think some of these lures are designed more to catch the anglers than the fish.

  • I think you are right:>) We’ve caught fish on plain white, plain black, simple shapes, etc. Fishermen/women however are always looking for the next best thing to miraculously catch those trophy fish:>). Add a rattle or some scented goo and you’re really in the market! These old lures are, to me, captivating in their colors, designs, and I love their wear and tear – guess I just proved your point.

    – MotherNature

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