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Series: #4000 Tarpon Pikie 

Years Produced: 1933 – 1961     Length: Listed at 6 1/2”     Weight: Listed at 3 oz.

General Notes: A patented lure. Early examples use a special crimped edge lip for more strength. Top screws held the belly hook. A side screw for the tail hook. In the late 1930’s through–wire rigging & a standard improved lip replaced the earlier hardware. Huge single hooks or trebles were optional & were so coded on the box. The treble hook examples are worth about half the value of a lure with single hooks. Most have glass eyes. A stout bait for big fish. 

Description of Pictured Lure:
4002 in Red & White - Two giant single hooks which are considered more desirable than a variation with treble hooks. An improved lip, through-wire rigging and glass eyes. Most examples observed are heavily marred.