South Bend Callmac Bug

For twenty years the Callmac Bug was produced (1921-1941 or 42). Designed for flyrods they had a cork body and a single hook. A South Bend Catalog describes them as: “The famous Callmax Bass and Trout Bugs are exclusive South Bend Products. They are considered...

South Bend Nip-I-Diddee

The South Bend Nip-I-Diddee was first seen in the Late 1940’s and was a very popular south bend lure. It went through many variations of hardware and hooks so there are many versions available. It came as three models two with double hooks, and a third model as...

South Bend Woodpecker

The South Bend Woodpecker (Catalog Series 923-926) are generally found with a red head and white or luminous body. The body length is approx 4 3/4 inches, 3 treble hooks as shown below and a smaller 3 inch model with two treble hooks. It was produced from the early...

South Bend Spin-I-Diddee

The South Bend Spin-I-Diddee produced until the mid 60’s by South Bend. It was available with treble hooks and sometimes a double hook. It is very similar to the Wee-Nippee but slighlty smaller. (Catalog# 916) Later models were made from plastic. (1/4 ounce)...

South Bend Babe-Oreno

The South Bend Babe-Oreno (Catalog Model # 972) is a very early South Bend Lure. First produced in the mid 1910’s it was available through to the mid 1960’s. A great selling lure, it must have worked well!! 2 3/4″ long weighing in at 1/2 an ounce it...