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Last Update: March 28, 2017
THE CLASSIC CCBCO LURE COLORS

A COMPILATION OF BAITCASTING & SPINCASTING
WOODEN LURES NUMBERED IN THE 1916-1960 “Glass Eye Era ” ORIGINAL SERIES:

#100 Wiggler - #9600 Spinning Deepster plus the Feather Casting Minnow Series

The CCBCO numbering system can be confusing. Lures produced before 1925 have a different  color code for each bait!  For instance, a 100 series Wiggler used “04” as the color number for Red Head/ White. The 500 series Open Mouth Shiner used “02’ for this color.

All the numbers used here wil be based on the new system devised in 1925 by CCBCo, even if the series was introduced berfore that date. Most colors were given their own number regardless of the series. One of the notable exceptions is the “00” (zero, zero) designation that was used on twelve different colors. However, the “00” colors didn't overlap within a particular lure. For instance, the only “00” color on a #100 series Wiggler is Chub color. I hope this isn't too confusing. If so, see the following color chart.

By the late 1950’s the company began adding new colors to the line which often used numbers on colors that were NO LONGER MADE (known as “retired” numbers). As an example, the obsolete #09 Brilliant Greenback pattern was replaced in 1962 with #09 Shad. They are in a different study.

  • To recap: The lures/colors listed here are from the #100-#9600 Series plus one "F" Series bait casting bait and NOT the mixed numbering system used pre-1925 NOR the series introduced after the #9600 Spinning Deepster was offered.
  • Any colors introduced on these series after 1960 won't be shown here.
  • This listing is for WOODEN baits only in the baitcasting & spincasting sizes. No fly rod or Shur-Strike colors, except the fly rod series #1000, 1100, 1200, 1300. They are part of this study because they are numbered within the Classic series.
  • The numbers listed are CATALOG COLORS.  Obviously, a listing of special order colors would be never ending.

CCBCO COLOR CHECK LIST
This listing is a quick reference check if you decide to specialize in certain Creek Chub Company CATALOG colors & wish to know how many types were made in your favorite color.

Certainly there will be some errors, omissions & different interpretations of which colors should & shouldn't be listed here.  If you can substantiate any other catalog colors or lures that belong within this time period, please let me hear from you. I hope to publish inevitable changes in the future.

#100 - #9600 CLASSIC SERIES CCBCO LURE COLORS

A LISTING OF CCBCO LURES IS PLACED IN NUMERICAL ORDER
AT THE END OF ALLTHE COLOR CHART TO REFRESH YOUR MEMORY OF
LURE NAMES & CATALOG NUMBERS.

COLOR #  COLOR LURE #

00 CHUB 100, 200, 600, 800, 4300 (5 lures)

00 NATURAL CRAB 300, 400 (2 lures)

00 PIKIE 700, 900, 1200, 1300, 1500, 1600, 2000, 2000 S, 2200, 2300, 2400, 2600, 2700, 2900, 3000, 3100, 3200, 3300, 3400, 3500, 3700, 4000, 4200, 4600, 4900, 5100, 5200, 5300, 5400, 5500, 5600, 5700, 5800, 5900, 6100, 6200, 6300, 6400, 6500, 6600, 6700, 6800, 6900, 7000, 7100, 7200, 7300, 7400, 8000, 8000 CB, 9000, 9100, 9200, 9300, 9400, 9500, 9600. (57 lures)

00 BUG 1000, 1100, 1400, 2800, 4800 (DIFFERENT PATTERNS) (5 lures)

00 POLYWOG 1700 (1 lure)

00 FROG 2000 (UNTIL 1933) (1 lure)

00-R PICKERAL PIKIE 
(RED & GLITTER)
2600, 2700 (2 lures)

00-Y PICKERAL PIKIE (YELLOW & GLITTER) 2600, 2700 (2 lures)

00 NATURAL GRAY 3600  (ALSO, SEE #28) (1 lure)

00-B BLACK SUCKER 3900-B (1 lure)

00-Y YELLOW SUCKER 3900-Y (1 lure)

00 RED, DEEP YELLOW & WHITE 5000 (1 lure)

01 PERCH 101, 201, 301, 401, 601, 701, 801, 901, 1501, 1601, 2001, 2001 S, 2101, 2201, 2301, 2401, 2501, 2601, 2701, 3001, 3101, 3201, 3301, 3401, 3501, 3701, 4001, 4201, 4301, 4501, 4601, 4901, 5101, 5201, 5301, 5401, 5501, 5601, 5701, 5801, 5901, 6101, 6201, 6301, 6401, 6501, 6601, 6701, 6801, 6901,7001, 7101, 7201, 7301, 7401, 8001, 8001 CB, 9001, 9101, 9201, 9301, 9401, 9501, 9601.
(64 lures)

02 RED HEAD & WHITE 102, 202, 502, 602, 702, 802, 902, 1002, 1102, 1202, 1302, 1402, 1502, 1602,1702, 2002, 2002 S, 2102, 2202, 2302, 2402, 2502, 2602, 2702, 2802, 3002, 3102, 3202, 3302, 3402, 3502,3702, 4002, 4102, 4202, 4302, 4402, 4502, 4602, 4802, 4902, 5102, 5202, 5302, 5402, 5502, 5602, 5702,5802, 5902, 6102, 6202, 6302, 6402, 6602, 6802, 6902, 7002, 7102, 7202, 7302, 7402, 7502, 7602, 7702, 8002, 8002 CB, 9002, 9102, 9202, 9302, 9402, 9502, 9602. (74 lures)

02 ALBINO 302, 402. (2 lures)

02 WHITE 3602. (1 lure)

02 RED & WHITE VICTORY 6502, 6602, 6702. (3 lures)

03 SILVER SHINER 103, 203, 503, 703, 903, 1503, 1603, 2103, 2203, 2403, 2503, 2603, 2703, 4203, 4503, 5903, 7203. (16 lures)

04 GOLDEN SHINER 104, 204, 704, 804, 904, 1504, 1604, 2104, 2204, 2304, 2404, 2504, 2604, 2704, 3004, 3104, 3204, 3304, 3404, 3504, 3704, 4204, 4504, 5104, 5204, 5304, 5404, 5504, 5604, 5704, 5804, 5904, 6104, 6204, 6504, 6604, 6704, 6804, 6904. (39 lures)

05 RED SIDE & DACE 105, 205, 505, 805, 1205, 1305, 1505, 1605, 1805, 1905, 2105, 2405, 2505, 3505, 4105, 4305, 4405, 4505, 5605, 5705, 6105, 6205, 6305. 
A separate study is needed to decide which lures were made in Old Red Side, New Red Side, Dace, or a combination of any of the three colors  (e.g. #1505 Injured Minnow was made in all three styles). (23 lures)

06 GOLDFISH 
(ORIGINAL SERIES)
106, 206, 806. (3 lures)

07 MULLET 107, 207, 607, 707, 2007S, 2307, 2607, 3007, 3407, 4007, 5507, 5807, 6807, 6907, 7107, 7207, 7307, 7407, 7607, 7707. (20 lures)

08 RAINBOW 708, 908, 1808, 1908, 2208, 2308, 2608, 2708, 3008, 3108, 3208, 3308, 3408, 3708, 4208, 4308, 5508, 5808, 5908, 6808, 6908. 
(21 lures)

09 BRILLIANT GREENBACK 109, 209, 1809, 1909. (4 lures)

10 BLUE HEAD & WHITE 710. (1 lure)

11 WHITE HEAD & BLACK 111, 211, 711, 4111, 4611. (5 lures)

12 RED 112, 212. (2 lures)

13 BLACK 713, 913, 1013, 1113, 1413, 1513, 1613, 2013, 2013S, 2213, 2613, 2713, 3013, 3213, 3613, 4213, 4613, 4913, 5113, 5213, 5313, 5413, 5513, 5613, 5813, 5913, 6113, 6213, 7013, 8013, 8013 CB, 9013, 9213, 9313, 9413, 9513. (36 lures)

14 YELLOW SPOTTED 1514, 1614, 2014, 2014 S, 3214, 4114, 4914, 7114, 8014, 8014 CB, 9014. (11 lures)

15 TAN CRAB 315, 415. (2 lures)

16 RIVER PEELER 316, 416. (2 lures)

17 PLAIN LUMINOUS 1517 (LISTED AS #1515 ON EARLY INJURED MINNOWS). 
(1 lure)

18 SILVER FLASH 118, 218, 318, 418, 518, 618, 718, 818, 918, 1518, 1618, 1818, 1918, 2018, 2018 S, 2118, 2218, 2318, 2418, 2518, 2618, 2718, 3018, 3118, 3218, 3318, 3418, 3518, 3718, 4018, 4118, 4218,4318, 4418, 4518, 4618, 4918, 5118, 5218, 5318, 5418, 5518, 5618, 5718, 5818, 5918, 6118, 6218, 6318, 6418, 6518, 6618, 6718, 6818, 6918, 7018, 7118, 7218, 7318, 7418, 7518, 7618, 7718, 8018, 8018 CB, 9018, 9118, 9218, 9318, 9418, 9518, 9618. (72 lures)

19 FROG 119, 219, 719, 1519, 1619, 2019, 2019S, 2619, 2719, 2819, 3219, 4119, 4219, 4419, 4619, 4819, 4919, 5119, 5219, 5319, 5419, 5619, 5719, 5819, 5919, 6119, 6219, 6319, 6819, 6919,  8019, 8019 CB, 9019, 9219, 9319, 9413, 9519. (37 lures)

20 GREEN GAR 2920. (1 lure)

21 DAY-N-NITE (NIGHT-GLO) 721, 1521, 1621 (3 lures)

22 LUMINOUS RED HEAD & WHITE (NITE-GLO & RED HEAD) 722. (1 lure)

24 REDWING BLACKBIRD 1524, 1624, 3224, 5424, 5824, 5924, 6224, 6324, 6424. (9 lures)

25 WHITE SCALE 1525, 1625, 3225, 5425, 5825, 5925, 6225, 6325, 6425. (9 lures)

26 RED & WHITE W/ WINGS 6426. ( 1 lure)

27 SPOTTED 6427. (1 lure)

28 GRAY 6428. (#3600 on Lucky Mouse). This color also used on later baits as #10 or "G". (1 lure)

29 VICTORY 6529, 6629, 6729. (3 lures)

30 ORANGE W/ BLACK SPOTS 730, 930, 2330, 2630, 2730, 3030, 3430, 5530, 9430. (9 lures)

31 RAINBOW FIRE 731, 931, 1531, 1631, 2031, 2031 S, 2231, 2331, 2631, 2731, 3031, 3231, 3431, 4231, 4931, 5531, 5831, 5931, 6831, 6931, 7031, 8031, 8031 CB. (23 lures)

32 FIRE PLUG 732, 932, 1532, 1632, 2032, 2032 S, 2232, 2332, 2632, 2732, 3032, 3232, 3432, 4232, 4932, 5532, 5832, 5932, 6832, 6932, 7032, 8032, 8032 CB.  (23 lures)

33 BLACK SCALE 733, 933, 1533, 1633,  2033, 2033S, 2233, 2333, 2633, 2733, 3033, 3233, 3433, 4233, 4933, 5533, 5933, 6833, 6933, 8033, 8033 CB, 9033, 9233, 9333, 9433, 9533. (26 lures)

34 BLUE FLASH 734, 2034S, 2334, 3034, 3434, 5534, 6834, 6934, 7134, 7234, 7334, 7434, 7534, 7634, 7734. (15 lures)

35 PURPLE EEL 735 Saltwater, 2035S, 2335, 3035, 3435, 6835, 6935, 7135, 7235, 7335, 7435, 7535, 7635, 7735. (14 lures)

36 BLACK SUCKER 9636. (1 lure)

37 YELLOW FLASH 737, 2337, 3037, 3437, 6837, 6937, 7137, 7237, 7337, 7437, 7537, 7637, 7737. (13 lures)

38 PEARL 1538, 1638, 2038, 2038S, 3238, 4938, 5938 ('55), 8038, 8038 CB, 9038, 9238, 9538. (12 lures)

50 YELLOW BEETLE (GREEN WINGS) 3850, 6050. (2 lures)

51 GREEN BEETLE 
(YELLOW WINGS)
3851, 6051. (2 lures)

52 RED & WHITE BEETLE (RED WINGS) 3852, 6052. (2 lures)

53 ORANGE BEETLE 
(RED WINGS)
3853, 6053. (2 lures)

54 GOLD BEETLE 
(BLACK WINGS)
3854, 6054. (2 lures)

55 BLACK BEETLE 
(RED WINGS)
3855, 6055. (2 lures)

NO NUMBER SILVER 9500 SERIES ('57) (1 lure)


LIST OF CCBCO LURES IN SERIES ORDER
Series # Lure Name Series # Lure Name
100 WIGGLER 4400 FLIP FLAP
200 BABY WIGGLER 4500 WIGGLE WIZARD
300 CRAWDAD 4600 SKIPPER
400 BABY CRAWDAD 4700 (NO LURE KNOWN)
500 OPEN MOUTH SHINER 4800 WEE DEE
600 HUSKY MUSKY 4900  JOINTED DARTER
700 PIKIE 5000 CLOSE PIN
800 DELUXE WAGTAIL 5100 DINGBAT
900 BABY PIKIE 5200 BABY DINGBAT
1000 &
1100
CREEK BUG WIGGLERS 5300 HUSKY DINGBAT
1200 &
1300
FLY ROD PIKIES 5400 SURFACE DINGBAT
1400 BIG CREEK BUG WIGGLER 5500 JOINTED SNOOK PIKIE
1500 INJURED MINNOW 5600  DINGER
1600 BABY INJURED MINNOW 5700 HUSKY DINGER
1700 POLY WIGGLE 5800 HUSKY PLUNKER
1800 UNDERWATER SPINNER MINNOW 5900 MIDGET PLUNKER
1900 CREEK & RIVER FISHING LURE 6000  MIDGET BEETLE
2000 DARTER 6100  MIDGET DINGER
2100 FINTAIL SHINER 6200 PLUNKING DINGER
2200 MIDGET PIKIE 6300 P0P ‘N’ DUNK
2300 HUSKY PIKIE 6400 TINY TIM
2400 WIGGLEFISH 6500 BABY BOMBER
2500 BABY WIGGLEFISH 6600 DIVE BOMBER (KREEKER)
2600 JOINTED PIKIE 6700 BIG BOMBER
2700 BABY JOINTED PIKIE 6800 JOINTED STRIPER PIKIE
2800 WEED BUG 6900 STRIPER PIKIE
2900 GAR MINNOW 7000 THE SEVEN THOUSAND
3000 JOINTED HUSKY PIKIE 7100 SNOOK PLUNKER
3100 CASTROLA 7200 SURFSTER
3200 PLUNKER 7300 HUSKY SURFSTER
3300 SARASOTA 7400 SALT SURFSTER
3400 SNOOK PIKIE 7500 SURF POPPER
3500 HUSKY INJURED MINNOW 7600 SURF DARTER
3600 LUCKY MOUSE 7700 SALT SPIN DARTER
3700 RIVER RUSTLER 8000 MIDGET DARTER &
CONCAVE BELLY DARTER
3800 BEETLE 9000 SPINNING DARTER
3900 SUCKER 9100  SPOONTAIL
4000 TARPON PIKIE 9200 SPINNING PLUNKER
4100 JIGGER 9300  SPINNING PIKIE
4200 MIDGET JOINTED PIKIE 9400 JOINTED SPINNING PIKIE
4300 RIVER SCAMP 9500 SPINNING INJURED PIKIE
9600 SPINNING DEEPSTER
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