Creek Chub Dinger Lure
The Creek Chub Dinger Lure was first produced in 1939 and was made until 1954. This Creek Chub Bait Company of Garret Indiana antique fishing lure was a model series number 5600. This wooden glass eyed lure falls into the hair bait category. The hair itself stacked vertically on the rear of the lure. This antique lure featured a tell tale nickle plate on its forehead, however towards the end it was changed to brass and some even none at all. The lure came two years after the widely successful Dingbat lure.
The wooden glass eyed fishing lure measures 2″ in length not counting the stacked hair tail. The antique Creek Chub fishing lure was made in 3 different sizes, the midget (smallest), the standard (Shown Below) and the husky (Largest). The standard size Dinger lure came with two treble hooks, one mounted with the traditional cup rig hardware, the rear attached with a Screw Eye Bar Rig.The Dinger came in 8 Standard colors, however many special order, or painted for other companies models can be found.
Standard Colors found on the Creek Chub Dinger were:
00 Pike Scale (Shown Below)
01 Perch Scale (Shown Below)
02 Red and White (Shown Below)
04 Golden Shiner
13 All Black
18 Silver Flash (Shown Below)
19 Frog Spot
Creek Chub Dinger Lure Photo Gallery
Dinger Lure Model 5600 Color Example Photo Gallery