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The Creek Chub Beetle series 3800 was introduced in 1931, with a length of 2 1/2" and a weight of 3/4oz. It came with two pearl spinners attached to the tail, and came in six cataloged colors. There are many variations of the cataloged colors, and several special order colors. The 3800 series was discontinued in 1954. 3800 Series Beetle in Yellow Beetle
6800 Midget Beetle in Special Order Crawdad The Creek Chub Midget Beetle series 6000 series was introduced in 1939, with a length of 2" and a weight of 1/2oz. It came with one pearl spinner attached to the tail, and came in the same colors as the 3800 series. From 1950 to 1954 it was available with the deep diving lip. The 6000 series was discontinued in 1954.

I am not perfect. If you see any mistakes, please email me. The images are low resolution, but should give you a good idea. My Color Guides are printed at a much higher resoultion, which can be purchased.

CATALOGED COLORS

CODE & NAME VERSION APPROX. YEAR VISUAL
50 Yellow Beetle Common c1931-54
50 Yellow Beetle Variation c1931-54 There are many variations of all Beetle colors, especially the hand painted lines.
50 Yellow Beetle Variation c1931-54
51 Green Beetle Common c1931-54
51 Green Beetle Variation c1931-54 There are many variations of Green Beetle, must have been hard to mix green paint.
52 White & Red Beetle Common c1931-54
53 Orange Beetle Common c1931-54
54 Gold Beetle Common c1931-54
55 Black Beetle Common c1931-54

NON-CATALOGED COLORS

NAME VERSION APPROX. YEAR VISUAL
Pikie Special ?
Perch Special ? Help
Red Head, White Special ?
Golden Shiner Special ?
Rainbow Special ?
White Head, Black Special ?
Natural Crab Special ?
Silver Flash Special ? More Common, but still Special Order.
Frog Special ?
Rainbow Fire Special ?
Fire Plug Special ?
Yellow Flash Special ?
Pearl Special ?
Red Head Shiner Western Auto ?
Red Head, Silver Special ?
Green Head, White Special ?
Green Head, Yellow Wings Special ?
Gold Head, White Special ?
Gold, Red Dots Special ?
Scale Pattern, Red Stripe Special ?
All Yellow Special ? Watch for Repaints!
Yellow Head, White Special ?
Yellow & Black Special ?
Handlebar Mustache Special ? Need Help with this Color! Is there red under chin???
Clown Face Special ?
Clown with No Face Special ?
Any Special Order Color Help

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