The Fred Arbogast Tin Liz Sunfish metal lure was made around 1927. It has glass eyes, and the tail is marked The main color made was Sunfish and the length is 1.6 inches. The weight was around 5/8 ounce A well sought after lure, this can fetch over $450 if the lure and box are in great shape. A very desirable lure to some collectors. This is one of the first lures made by the company.
The lure has a sunfish-like shape and colour pattern and is composed of metal, specifically tin. The front and back of the lure each have a propeller that produces a buzzing sound and splashing motion as it is retrieved through the water. Fish can be lured to strike by this action, which sets off their predatory drive.