Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure
The Creek Chub Husky Musky Lure was first introduced in 1919. This large wooden lure made by the Creek Chub Bait Company of Garrett Indiana had a model number 600. While its said its intent was to be salt water fished lure as it was first introduced in Mullet Scale only it can not be disputed this is for large fish. The Husky Musky measures in at 5″ in length and is a solid lure when girth is included. The earliest or early versions of the Husky Musky had a flat head such as the red and white one shown in the gallery. The lure dates to around 1922 and has the flat head, no eyes and double line tie. The antique lure utilized a heavy duty wire through construction to ensure its strength could match it prey. The lure having two large trebles secured with a heavy duty rigging to make sure once on, its catch would stay secured. The other Example shown in Silver flash below dates to between 1935 and 1954. The lure when compared to the other example has just a single line tie and a rounded head adorn with larger glass eyes.
The Husky Musky lure as stated above intiially was produced in Mullet scale only , however, five standard colors were produced. The lure was also available in special order finishes so keep your eyes our for some other great colors such as Orange with Black Spot to compliment your collection.
02 Red and White
18 Silver Flash
1931 Creek Chub Lure Catalog Cut
“The Husky Musky bait is for Musky fishing. Has Large, Strong hooks and exceptionally large screw eyes. Made strong yet light enough to cast. When reeled slowly it kicks up an awful fuss on the surface. Has big wiggle below surface. Will catch more Muskies and large fish. Length of Body, 5 inches. “