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9XRY or XRY - Yellow Shore Minnow or Yellow X-Ray Shore Minnow

COLOR NAME: Yellow Shore Minnow or Yellow X-Ray Shore Minnow


RELATED COLORS: S+9XRY (Saltwater version), S+9YS Sp (Saltwater-Special)
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Jointed Floater (9430XRY), River Runt Spook Jointed Sinker (9330XRY), Salmon River Runt (8859XRY)

Yellow body with silver rib pattern on the sides, silver scales on the belly, and red around the eyes; some versions don't have any red around the eyes. Exists in both gold eye and white eye in the Spook line. Later versions are solid yellow including the belly. First cataloged for River Runt Spooks in 1936; color code changed to XRY in 1946.

Early Heddon wood lures in this color usually have solid yellow bodies (including the belly) and the Heddon Salmon lures also have a large red gill mark on either side of the head.

(Picture of solid yellow belly River Runt Spook courtesy of Dave Settingsgaard!)

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