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W+9M - Luminous Pike Scale or Pike Scale, White Belly

COLOR NAME: Luminous Pike Scale or Pike Scale, White Belly
LURE(S) PICTURED: Standard River Runt Spook Go-Deeper (WD9119M), River Runt Spook Sinker Box (W9119M)
DESCRIPTION: The "W" prefix appears in Heddon's 1936 and 1937 catalogs in listings for luminous color lures for the River Runt Spook Sinker. (To view an article on this subject and a picture of the catalog listing, click HERE.) It is a Pike Scale color pattern but with a solid white or luminous painted belly. It is only found on pre-WWII lures. The exact name is unknown. (Special thanks to Doug Ramey for the picture of the Go-Deeper and to Eric Smoot for the picture of the box!)

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