Shakespeare Bass Kazoo

The Shakespeare Bass Kazoo first instance of the bass Kazoo is recorded in 1924. The no. 590 originally came in for finishes 500GW Rainbow with scale finish, 590YP Yellow Perch with scale finish, 590FG Fancy green with scale finish, 500WR, White Body with Red Head. An...

Shakespeare Tantalizer

The Shakespeare Tantalizer was a early jointed lure. 4 inches long and 9/10 of an ounce. Catalog # 6638. First seen in the late 1920’s Described in a early catalog as “a very successful bait for casting and trolling for Lake Trout, Salmon Trout, landlocked...

Shakespeare Evolution Minnow Bait

The Shakespeare Evolution Minnow Bait is a very early Shakespeare lure first appearing in the early 1900’s. The lure had three treble hooks and is made of rubber They were made from 2′ to 4″ long. These lures can fetch up to $500 depending on age and...

Shakespeare Sea Witch

The Shakespeare Sea Witch was first introduced in the mid 1930’s It also came in a 2 3/4 inch smaller version. An early catalog describes the lure as “A weighted underwater bait adapted to fresh and salt water fishing with light tackle. Its action is a...

Shakespeare Darting Shrimp

The Shakespeare Darting Shrimp is a fairly rare lure which was first produced in the late 1920’s. It is a jointed lure weighing just under an ounce and is about 5″ long. A Shakespeare catalog describes this lure as: “The Shakespeare Darting shrimp...

Shakespeare Bass-A-Lure

The Shakespeare Bass-A-Lure (Catalg #’s 591 & 591 1/2) were first produced in the early to mid 1920’s Some were made with two and some were made with three treble hooks,. It has a metal diving lip which is common but not always present. The catalog...