Odon Bait Company

Odon Dragonfly – 5536 25th St W. – Bradenton, FL – 1950’s

Odon History

Dennis Jacobs is recorded filing for this patent on January 1973, Patent # 3,871,122 and was received the patent on March 18,1975 for his invention on the Odon Dragonfly.

The bait came in 6 colors and was made of wood. His baits resembled a Dragonfly . All the baits were turned on a lathe and hand painted. Two rubber bands were attacked to the body to simulate wings and had two yellow stripes on the underside. The bait I have shows the belly hook on the opposite side of the bait compaired to the patent drawing.

Odon Dragonfly

Much of the information on this page was obtained by utilizing the information provided by Doug Brace, Bill Stuart, and Russell Riddle in “Florida Lure Makers and Their Lures” (Currently out of print). The information we have provided is only a portion of the story.  If interested in purchasing this book, please reach out to other collectors in our forum to inquire about availability.

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