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9GW - Glow Worm


COLOR NAME: Glow Worm
COLOR CODES: 9GW, GW
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Sinker (9119GW), River Runt Spook Floater (9409GW), River Runt No-Snag (N9119GW)
DESCRIPTION: River Runt Spook: Green body with large white half-moon ribs on either side with white dots in-between the ribs, silver scales on belly, and red face. The 'ribs' are made of a luminous material and feel rough to the touch. This material was supposedly radioactive causing it to glow when exposed to light. It was first cataloged for River Runt Spooks in 1935 and last cataloged in 1943. However, later versions of this color dating to at least the late 1950's as these have been found in 1 piece hardware.

The earliest version has a more 'olive' green body like the Floater shown above while the later version is the same green as used on the Green Shore Minnow color like the sinker above. One interesting variation is a transparent green body as seen in the No-Snag pictured above. (No-Snag picture courtesy of Doug Ramey).

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