About Us

Blade Runner Fishing is a family owned and operated business. It was started in 1984 by Charter Captain and Machinist  Marv Shacket. The lures were originally produced in Spencerport, NY and have been copied but never equaled.  The lures gained much popularity in 1980s and 1990s. Great Lakes Anglers used these lures in various fishing tournaments such as the Empire State Lake (ESL) Ontario Trout and Salmon Derby.

In 2004 the business was purchased by its current owners. The lures are put together by hand in Hammond, NY. This family run business takes much pride in providing quality products and personable customer relations. All avid fishermen the product line is constantly field tested and improved.

The company’s signature lure is the Handliner which is a replica of pfluegar record #4 jigging spoon. The company also manufactures a wide variety of “Feather Weight” flutter spoons and “Runner” trolling or casting spoons.  For the serious fisherman this company will also manufacture custom lures from changes in hook size to the addition of holographic tape.

These lures have been catching fish since 1984 from monster salmon and trout and other freshwater game fish, to salt water quarry such as strippers, blue fish, drum, sharks, and rays.

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