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Series: #9000 Spinning Darter 

Years Produced: 1952 – 1963 (in wood)     Length: 2 1/2”     Weight: .2 oz.

General Notes: Part of the family of new spinning baits introduced in 1952. Spinning reels were sweeping the nation after WW II. A smaller, lighter bait could be fished with them much easier than a bait casting reel. 
Produced in eight colors through 1960. Later colors also offered. Plastic replaced wood in e 1964. The slip-on plastic top box was introduced for these spinning baits in 1952.

Description of Pictured Lure:
#9014 in Yellow Spotted. Two tiny treble hooks are attached to body by screw eyes (no cup hardware). “Darter” gold imprinted on its back. The spots & mouth blush are expertly airbrushed.