2 or RH - White, Red Head
08 - Red Head


COLOR NAME: White, Red Head or Red Head or Red and White
COLOR CODES: 2, RH, 08
RELATED COLORS: 2YB, Red Head, Yellow Belly which has a solid yellow belly rather than silver scales; 9RH or RHF, Red Head, Silver Flitter which has silver glitter on the white body; 8RH, White Body, Gold Speckled, Red Head that has gold glitter on the white body.
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Floater (9402)(c. 1940's), Chugger Jr. (9520RH)(c. 1960's), Super Sonic (9385RH)(c. 1950's), Super Spook Jr. (X923608), Super Spook (X925608)
DESCRIPTION:

The plastic lures such as the River Runt Spook have a solid white body with a red head and a silver scale pattern on the belly. Some later versions have a white scale pattern on the belly as well. The 'red' color of the head varies from a 'tomato' red to a deep red. On some, the red 'blends' into the white rather than having a definitive line as shown on the Chugger Jr. This color comes in gold eye and white eye versions with the gold eye being the earlier of the two. Introduced for River Runt Spooks in 1933. Color code changed in 1946 from '2' to 'RH'. In 1983, this color became known as just "Red Head".

Starting in the early 1990's, some colors were assigned a number and this color was identified as "08" and also called "Red Head", notably for the Super Spook line of lures. There are 2 variations, one with a solid white body (the earlier version) and one with a rib and scale pattern as shown above.

The Super Sonic has white spots in a random 'coachdog' pattern on the sides over a silver scale pattern on the sides, white belly, and red head. This is a cataloged color called Red and White for the Super Sonic, c. 1957.

(Picture of Chugger Jr. courtesy of Charles Woolley!)

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