Ernie Woolfe WOOLFIE Lures – Miami Beach, FL

Ernie Woolfe WOOLFIE Lures are an interesting shrimp lure. The head of the lure was a painted lead weight and the tail was made of bristles. The body was unique in that it was made from vinyl hair curlers. There were 5 versions and two weights. The “Skimmer” had a flat shaped lead head and the “Deep Riding” had more of an egg shaped lead head. They came in 3/8 oz. and 5/8 oz. sizes. Ernie Woolfe received 4 patents for his lure designs in 1953 and 1956. The Ernie Woolfe WOOLFIE Lures are considered to be made by one of the great South Florida Lure Makers.


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The WOOLFIE #600 SKIMMER Lures, 3/8 Oz.

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The WOOLFIE #600 SKIMMER Lure, 3/8 Oz.

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The WOOLFIE #700 SKIMMER Lures, 5/8 Oz.

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The WOOLFIE #300 DEEP RIDING Lures, 5/8 Oz.

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1953 Post Card Showing WOOLFIE Lures


The WOOLFIE Lure Patents

The WOOLFIE Lure Patents


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