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The Creek Chub Bait Company began in 1916, originally headquartered in Garrett, Indiana. They offered many lures, some are now highly collectible. They had many unique and effective lures, which came in many color variations.

This page has information on important dates, boxes, and reference reading.

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Important Dates

1916 : Production of first lure
1950 : Deep Diving Lip introduced
1952 : Plastic top box introduced
1961 : Transition from glass to tack eyes
1978 : Company is sold to Lazy Ike Corp.
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Creek Chub boxes are very collectible, especially the early introduction boxes. There are far less boxes than lures, because most fisherman threw them away.

Regular 2PCCBLarger 2PCCBLabeled End BoxLabeled & Stamped "SPECIAL" End BoxesFly Rod Box

Try to match your lure with box or vice versa..

Reference Reading

Smith, Harold E., "Collector's Encyclopedia of Creek Chub Lures & Collectibles", 2001

Click Here for more Information on this Great Book!


An absolute must for any serious Creek Chub collector.

Most of the dates used on this site for Creek Chub were obtained from the above book, so many thanks to Harold.

"This project is of great service to collectors. You are welcome to use any
information I have. My reason for writing the book was to get good
information out to collectors. That continues to be my goal. Once again,
congratulations on a wonderful web site.

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