Trader Bay Lures made is Fort Myers, Florida. Packaging was a simple plastic bag with a cardboard advertisement stapled with instructions on how to fish.
The back of this one reads “The Sea Dude… is a medium sinker and a sure killer for trout, snook and redfish. Recommended for inlet, bay and mangrove fishing.”
The Sea Dude
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.