The Fred Arbogast Company began in
1930, originally headquartered in Akron, Ohio. They offered many lures, some are now
highly collectible. They are well known for their Jitterbug surface lure.
This page has information on important dates,boxes, and reference reading.
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||Production of first Tin Liz's|
||Established business name|
||Plastic Lip used on Jitterbug|
||Original Metal Lip reintroduced|
||Saltwater baits introduced|
||"Seein's Believin" finishes introduced|
||Acquired by PRADCO Outdoor Brands|
Arbogast boxes are collectible, especially the early cellophane window
boxes. There are far less boxes than lures, because most fisherman threw them away.
Try to match your lure with box or vice versa.
No great books at this time.
A true disappointment for any serious Arbogast collector.
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