Lure History Sinking Models Floating Models Go Deeper Models Hardware Color Identification The River Runt Book
Books/References Care & Cleaning Collector Displays Tackle Links Heddon Museum
Web Site Guide Back Issues Unknown Lures About the Author Contributions
Color Identification Chart Unknown Colors Page Series Number Chart
Tackle For Sale Buy/Consign/Appraisals Want List The River Runt Book River Runt Book Updates

W+9L - Luminous Perch or Perch, White Belly


COLOR NAME: Luminous Perch or Perch, White Belly
COLOR CODES: W+9L
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Sinker Box (W9119L)
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.) Though an example of a lure in this color has yet to be found, it is a Perch 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 pictures!)

Comments? EMAIL ME!


Web Author: Tom Jacomet
Copyright 2008 by Tom Jacomet - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED