Detroit Glass Minnow Tube These well-made, heavy glass lures were marketed around 1914 with the idea that a single minnow could live inside the Detroit Glass Minnow Tube all day and catch fish after fish. These valuable lures had German silver fittings. Imagine casting one onto rip-rap or rocks! The lure cost over a dollar in an era when many people barely earned that much in half a day.
Mondo Oreno! South Bend Pike OrenoFounded in 1895 in the South Bend, Indiana home of F.G. Worden, The South Bend Bait Company was famous for the Oreno lures including the famous Bass Oreno, Trout Oreno and Surf Oreno. The Pike Oreno was introduced in 1922 and over its 20-plus year life-span has appeared in Big, Midget and Jointed versions.Source: Lang’s Auction