Fishing lure has been around since the caveman. Chinese and Egyptian also used fishing lures as early as 2000BC. Fishing lures have been made commercially in the United States and Europe for over a century. Antique fishing lures are highly collectible Some different types of fishing lures:
- Jig – a weighted hook with a lead head.
- Top water lures – float and resemble prey that is on top of the water.
- Spoon lures – thin and flashy to attract fish.
- Crankbaits – dart back and forth.
- Artificial flies – used with a fly rod.
- Bass worms – plastic or rubber worms and lizards in the water.
- Spinnerbait – wire bent at a Ninty degree angle with a hook on one end and a flashy spinner on the other end.