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Creek Chub Direction Cards

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These cards were placed in many of the pre-1950 Creek Chub lure boxes.  One side matched the accompanying lure and usually offered instructions to properly work the bait. The opposite side listed another bait, hopefully enticing the buyer to purchase a second CCBCO lure.
Each card is approximately 3 3/4“ x 1 1/2“. They were small enough to fit in any of the standard size “fish” motif boxes. They were printed in red, green and sometimes black. Most were printed on both sides, but one specimen in this collection is printed on one side only. Originally the lure was actually wired to the card.
Some cards listed specific baits such as the Surface Dingbat or possibly the Flip Flap. Others were printed for baits that were made in many sizes such as the Plunker or Pikie series. This made it easier for CCBCO to keep an inventory of cards instead of producing a specific card for every series. An example of one of the Pikie card variations confirms this approach. It mentions this design was made in many different sizes, both straight bodied & jointed. I also think the company would place a specific titled card (e.g. Injured Minnow) in a Baby Injured Minnow box because both lures were worked in the same manner.
I don’t believe direction cards were make for all the earlier series, although I’m convinced that many of the baits not listed here will come to light.
Conventional wisdom states these were produced from the 1920s to c.1949. No series introduced in the 1950s or later are represented by these cards.
These are all the variations I’ve located over the last several years. I’m sure this group is far from complete. Compare your direction cards to this list & see how many different ones you have in your collection. Some of the spelling is lifted directly from the cards & may differ from lure reference books.

Cards in Alphabetical Order
The cards are listed in alphabetical order. Text or color variation won’t be taken into consideration.

1. Beetle / Injured Minnow
2. Beetle / Pikie
3. Beetle / Plunker
4. Bull Pup / Champ
5. Bull Pup / Darter
6. Bull Pup / Plunker
7. Cast-Trola / Plunker
8. Cast-Trola / Weed Frog
9. Champ / Injured Minnow
10. Champ / Pikie
11. Darter / Jigger
12. Darter / Surface Dingbat
13. Ding Bat / Dive Bomber       
14. Ding Bat / Injured Minnow
15. Ding Bat / Pikie
16. Ding Bat / Plunking Dinger
17. Ding Bat / Wee Dee
18. Dinger / Plunking Dinger

19. Dinger / River Scamp
20. Dinger / Wee Dee
21. Flip Flap / Jigger
22. Flip Flap / River Scamp
23. Injured Minnow / Blank Back 
24. Injured Minnow / Jigger 
25. Injured Minnow / Pikie
26. Injured Minnow / Plunker 
27. Injured Minnow / Sinful Sal
28. Jigger / Pikie
29. Lucky Mouse / Pikie
30. Pikie / Plunker 
31. Pikie  /  Pop ‘N’ Dunk 
32. Pikie / River Rustler 
33. Pikie / Wee Dee
34. Pikie / Weed Frog (Weed Bug in Frog)
35. Plunker / Surface Dingbat
36. Plunker / Tiny Tim
37. Plunking Dinger / Wee Dee