Patents by Inventor Lawrence J. Ray

Lawrence J. Ray 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: 4858372
    Abstract: A fish basket is set forth wherein the fish basket is immersible in water during a fishing procedure. The fish basket includes an elongate basket with an outwardly tapering lower portion and an inwardly tapering upper portion to effect a constricted entrance to enable fish to be positioned within the lower portion of the basket to enable such fish to swim thereabout without access to the upper portion of the basket. The fish basket further includes an outer flotation rim removably mounted relative to the fish basket with a circumferential series of illumination members for attracting fish during periods of diminished light, such as in the evening hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 1989
    Date of Patent: August 22, 1989
    Inventor: Lawrence J. Ray