Pepper 20th Century Minnow Lure
The Pepper 20th Century Minnow Lure is really and neat minnow. Made by John Pepper of Rome New York. The early classic fishing lure is not given the credit its due this lure is its namesake and is the 20th Century, Circa 1900. This version is has the crude paint job and flattened sides. The lure has no eyes like some of the other versions out there. The antique fishing lure has the A typical Elongated and extended front prop only. The antique lure features a traditional red Pepper bead behind on both ends inline with the screw eyes. Having three treble hooks, the two in the sides secured with screw eyes and the rear to hold its prey. This lure would see variations in length, and in paint and with the addition or subtraction of glass eyes.