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Literally "hooked" on art

March 9, 2009 5:55:50 AM PDT
Tom Ashe is "hooked" on art collecting.

But the tiny sculptures he prizes also look tasty to fish.

Ashe is a fishing lure collector.

In the days before mass production, lures were often carved from wood and hand-painted.

The Louisiana fisherman tells The American Press newspaper that the boxes are even rarer than the old fishing lures.

He says when a angler bought a lure, he just threw the box away.

So, few of those boxes exist today.

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