Patents by Inventor Dennis N. Pixton

Dennis N. Pixton has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5129175
    Abstract: A weight arrangement is disclosed in conjunction with a Texas rig fishing lure whereby the fishing line from the eyelet of the fishing hook and which extends through the weighted portion of the fishing lure is not interfered with by the apparatus which is used to attach the weight portion to the body of the fishing lure. A helical coil member in conjunction with a small diameter tube member located therewithin prevents entanglement of the fishing line when the weight member is attached to the fishing lure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 14, 1992
    Inventor: Dennis N. Pixton
  • Patent number: 5025586
    Abstract: A weight arrangement is disclosed in conjunction with a Texas rig fishing lure whereby the fishing line from the eyelet of the fishing hook and which extends through the weighted portion of the fishing lure is not interfered with by the apparatus which is used to attach the weight portion to the body of the fishing lure. A helical coil spring member in conjunction with a small diameter tube member located therewithin prevents entanglement of the fishing line when the weight member is attached to the fishing lure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1990
    Date of Patent: June 25, 1991
    Inventor: Dennis N. Pixton
  • Patent number: 4653212
    Abstract: An artificial fishing lure to be attached at the end of a fishing line so that a streamlined lure is provided that penetrates a body of water with a minimum of disturbance. The weight is mounted at the head end of a flexible worm member thereby providing maximum pendulum arm and being disconnected completely from the hook member and the line. The worm then rests on its head end providing a lure that resembles more a life worm and has the desired characteristics of a projectile that facilitates accurate casting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1985
    Date of Patent: March 31, 1987
    Inventor: Dennis N. Pixton