Educational Table of Content

Quikdate CCBCo Original Series & Color Register

All the catalog colors are listed for each of the Original Series and the years each color was cataloged for a particular series.

Catalog Colors & The Lures in Which They Were Made

An example: A color is listed, then followed by all the different Original Series that utilized this particular color.

Original Series CCBCo 1961-1978...., The Late Years

Showing the dates of production of wood and plastic lures from the 1961-1978/9 "Tack Eye" era.

Creek Chub's "Other" Lures

The early METAL baits from CCBCo.

Those Pesky CCBCo Metal Bait Colors

Explaining the confusing differences between Yellow Scale and Green Scale in the metal baits.

Update On Creek Chub Fly Rod Lures

A primer on the CCBCo Fly Rod lures FIRST offered before WWII.

Identifying CCBCo Lure Colors 1916-1960

Illustrations of some of the late colors used by Creek Chub.

Lure Colors in Alphabetical Order

A listing of all catalog colors introduced 1916-1978 using the standardized 1925 "Classic Colors" system plus the "New Era" designs.

CCBCo "Specials" Images

Pictures of a Special from many of the CCBCo Series.

Creek Chub Direction Cards

These cards were often inserted in CCBCo boxes with fishing directions and features of one or two different baits.

Creek Chub / Shur-Strike Rarities

Some miscellaneous rarities from these two lines of baits from CCBCo.

Determining The Collector Condition of Your Old Lures

An aid in grading your old lures.

Grading CCBCo Lure Boxes

Illustrations of the different grades of cardboard lure boxes.

History of Creek Chub Bait Co.

A quick study of the history of this old-time lure company.

How To Start A Collection of Creek Chub Lures

and Avoid Costly Mistakes

Western Auto - CCBCo / Shur-Strike Lure & Color Codes

Box codes used in-house by Western Auto Stores.

1932-1947 Shur-Strike Cross Reference Color Chart

This study lists:

The Shur-Strike in-house catalog #, name of the lure color, the number shown in Dr. Smith's book on CCBCo, and the common collector name for each color.

1932-1947 Shur-Strike Lures & Color

A numerical listing of all the catalog colors and the actual catalog colors for each of the Shur-Strike series.