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Small Maker & Folk Art Fishing Tackle
Ralph "Tiny" Billiczky
Lake Chippewa, Ohio
Excerpts from Dec 2001 NFLCC Gazette, article submitted by Dick Gresock:
Ralph Billiczky hand made a mouse lure called "Tiny's Chippewa Bait". He started making the lure for sale in the late 1950's, selling lures thru Reese's Bait Shop near Lake Chippewa. He discontinued manufacturing around 1964 after threat of a patent suite by Heddon.
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