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Jack K. Smithwick (Father)
Jack A. Smithwick (Son)
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Ken Webb Collection
Mike Bacon Collection
Adrien Delbasty Collection
Claude McMorris Collection
Lures by The Number
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Type Category 1947-1962
Top-N-Bottom Era Lures
Un-Propped Surface Lures
Plastic and Crank Baits
Rogue Family 1963-1992
Lures New Additions
Friden Calculator Early 1940’s
Top-N-Bottom Series 1947-1950
T-N-B The Lure 1947-1949
T-N-B Jack Sprat 1948-1950
Well Digger 1948-1950
Gandy Dancer 1949-1953
Stud Duck 1949-1953
King Snipe 1949-1990
My Pet 1951-1953
Jack Sprat 1951-1958
Tootsie Bug 1951-1953
Metal Lures 1949-1961
Walking Scorpion 1949-1961
Smithwick Special 1951-1953
Other Early Metal ?
DEVELS Era Lures 1952-1962
DEVELS Horse 1952-1962
F-100 DEVELS Horse 1952-1962
L-100 DEVELS Horse 1958- ?
S-100 DEVELS Horse- – Sinker 1951-1962
F-200 DEVELS Horse 1951-1962
DEVELS Horse Rubber Legs -1958-
DEVELS Horse Dancer-1955-1962
DEVELS Horse Dancer Floater
DEVELS Horse Dancer Skinny
DEVELS Horse Dancer Sinker
DEVELS Horse Prancer 1956-1962
DEVELS Horse Weedless 1958-1962
DEVELS Warhorse 1950-1962
A-1000 DEVELS Warhorse 1956-1962
B-1000 DEVELS Warhorse
C-1000 DEVELS Warhorse
D-1000 DEVELS Warhorse
F-1000 DEVELS Warhorse
DEVELS Horse Ma Scooter 1953-1962
DEVELS Horse Pa Scooter 1953-1962
DEVELS Horse Era Rooters
DEVELS Horse Toothpick 1958-1962
DEVELS Horse Stud
DEVELS Horse Fly 1958-1962
Old Version 1953-1962
Old Version-diver ?
New Version 1970’s and 1980’s
Buck-N-Bawl Jr early 1960’s-1990’s
Devils and Other Lures 1963-1992
Devils Series and other Wood Lures
Plastic, Metal, and Other Lures
Rogue Family 1963-1992
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Charts New Additions
Charts 1947 – 1962
Composite Chart 1959 – 1992
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Charts 1963 – 1992
Devils Series and other Wood Lures
F-100 Devils Horse, Color #6 Silver Glitter.
S-100 Devils Horse,. This one is in color # 7 Butterfly Yellow.
F-200 Devils Horse in a color I have never seen before. It is White with Blue Stripes. It came in a 1" 2 piece cardboard box that was stamped... F-222 Devils Horse. The 1963 J.T. Lloyd wholesale catalog lists color #19 as Blue Stripper.
S-200 Devils Horse Sinker - using the F-200 blank.This lure does not show up in any of the lure charts we have. It must have been a very limited production lure. This is the only one we have ever seen. It was produced sometime after 1963. Thanks to Steve Barrow for sharing this with us.
F-300 Devils Horse - Color: #12 Chinkapin Bream. The F-300 Devils Horse lure has a wood blank that is 5 1/2" long and they have three treble hooks, heavier hook hangers and large pointed spinners on each end.
F-700 Dancer - Devils Horse
F-600 Prancer - Devils Horse The wood body is 3" long which is flat on the bottom and it has a rounded spinner on the rear. It also has two hooks. This bait is in color #11 Dragon Fly.
B-900 MA Scooter - Devils Horse. The Ma Scooter has a 3 3/4" wood body which is flat on the bottom. It has one small rounded spinner on the rear. It has two hooks.
C-900 Pa Scooter - Devils Horse. This lure is in a one piece box with the flexible plastic top. The box is stamped C-913 Devils Horse PA Scooter. Color #13 Silver Shiner. The Pa Scooter has a 4" wood body which is flat on the bottom. It has one small rounded spinner on the rear. It has two hooks.
F-2000 Chug Horse - This lure used the same blank as the F-200 Devils Horse.
F-1000 Popper - Devils Horse . It uses the F-100 blank. This lure never made it into the color charts. It is shown in Adrien Delbasty's Reference book. This one is in color # 3 Silver Minnow. The ones shown in Adrien's book have a lead weight on the tail. This one has the ball weight. It also has split rings on each of the hooks as they attach to the hook hangers
S-300 Race Horse Version 1. This lure is stamped "Race Horse". The early Race Horse lures were stamped this way and had a large ball weight on the front. In later years they were stamped "Devils Horse Race Horse" and had the big ball weight on the front and a small ball weight on the rear. It comes in color new #11 Dragon Fly which came out in 1963. It also comes with the 2 piece cardboard box stamped Devils-Race-Horse S-311. Both the lure and box are in excellent condition. The Race Horse first appears in the 1963 color chart. All of this indicates that this combo is from 1963... one of the first years production of the Race Horse.
S-300 Race Horse V2 This lure is in a hard plastic box. It has the large ball weight in the front and a small ball weight in the back. It is in color # 5 Yellow with Black Stripe.
C-1000 Toothpick V1, Devils - This is one of the earliest Devils Toothpicks I have seen. It is stamped Devils Toothpick. It is longer than the Toothpicks you usually see. The usual ones are 2 3/4" long. This one is 3" long. It also comes in #8 Shad. The hardware is different. It does not has a ball weight. The hooks are different sizes. This is what I call a version 1 Toothpick.
C-1000 Toothpick V2 - Devils - This is the traditional 2 3/4" long wood body Toothpick. It has no name stamped on it. The hardware is different. It does not has a ball weight. The hooks are different sizes. It is in color #16 Black Shiner. This is what I call a Version 2 Toothpick as it has a fatter body than the previous model.
C-1000 Toothpick V3 - Devils. This is the traditional 2 3/4" long wood body. The hardware is the normal 2 hook design with a rear ball weight. This bait is stamped Devils Toothpick. Color: #5 Yellow & Black Stripper.
A-1000 Warhorse - Devils
B-1000 Warhorse - Devils
E-1000 Warhorse - Devils
K-1000 Warhorse - Devils
D-1000 Warhorse -DEVELS / Devils This bait is stamped Warhorse. This is a 1/4 ounce bait and is 2 1/4" long not counting the ball weight. In contrast, the Devils Warhorse / Carrot Top is 1/3 ounce and 2 3/4" long. The nose on this lure is more rounded than the Carrot Top. This bait is color: #13 Silver Shiner. The 1 box is stamped: D 1013 . Devels Warhorse.These have been found stamped Devils Warhorse.
F-1000 Warhorse - Devils - In later years this lure is named Carrot Top.
Horse Fly Devils F 500
Horse Fly T 100
Horse Fly T 200
Horse Fly Weedless - Uncharted lure. I have only seen a few pictures of this lure in weedless. Very rare. 1985
Jingle BOB JBC 1000
Jingle BOB JBF 100
Jingle BOB JBF 200
Jingle Jumper IBF 200
Wood Chug A-2200
Wheel Horse B-2200
Wood Chug C-2200
Wheel Horse C-2200 eb
High Roller X 100
High Roller X 200
B-1000 Gandy Dancer V2 This V2 model has the ball weight on the rear. The V1 which was the first model did not have a ball weight. In the early 1950"s Smithwick had a completely different lure with the name Gandy Dancer. lure with this name.
B-1000 Gandy Dancer V1 This V1 model does not have a ball weight on the rear. The V2 model does have a ball weight. In the early 1950"s Smithwick had a completely different lure with the name Gandy Dancer. lure with this name.
Rooter Family - Devels Horse 1965 to 1962 This is an array of 6 Devels Horse Rooters. 1. Snake Head in in un-cataloged color - Yellow w/Black Spots; 2. Razorback Rooter in White w/Black Stripes; 3. S-400 Devels Horse Rooter in un-cataloged color - Yellow/Gold Scale w/Black Back; 4. Un-cataloged lure and color - Devels Horse Rooter using F-100 body and rear hook on the belly - color Black w/Spots in Red, Green, White; 5. Un-cataloged lure in Shad. Devels Horse Rooter using F-100 body with rear hook coming directly out the back; 6. Un-cataloged lure and color. Devels Horse Rooter using F-200 body in Yellow w/Black Spots. The only lure missing from this array is the Well Digger which was the first of the Rooter line.
Snake Head S-700 and A-400
A-700 Rooter Jr. - Devils Horse, I first see this lure in about 1963. It does not have the ball weight. Then later in the 1960's it acquires the ball weight. In 1977 it seems to have lost the ball weight at some point in it's history and this continues into the late 1980's. Started out in wood and later was plastic. I first see this lure in about 1963. It does not have the ball weight. Then later in the 1960's it acquires the ball weight. In 1977 it seems to have lost the ball weight at some point in it's history and this continues into the late 1980's. This lure is plastic. It is Color: # 2 White.
B-700 Rooter - Devils Horse. Introduced in late 1960’s - B-700 Devils Horse Rooter (wood) This bait is stamped Devils Horse Rooter. It has a one piece box with the flexible plastic lid. The box is stamped B713. Color: #13 Silver Shiner
C-700 Rooter. - Devils Horse. This Rooter was produced from the mid 1960's to the mid 1980's.Looks like the old Razorback Rooter and just re-named. Wood and later in plastic.
D-700 Rooter - Devils Horse, Introduced in the late 1960’s – D-700 Devils Horse Rooter Wood and later in plastic.
E-700 Rooter - Devils Horse, Introduced in the late 1960’s – E-700 Devils Horse Rooter Wood and later in plastic.
Musky Carrot Top - The top lure is the Carrot Top Musky - 5" lure. The the lures are 6 1/2" Musky lures.
Musky Carrot Top. This lure is 5" lone. The other Musky lures are 6 1/2" long.
Musky C-200. 2 hook.
Musky M-1000. Warhorse 2 hook.
Musky Sea Horse
Musky C-700 Salt Horse
Musky Salt and Sea
King Snipe Weedless. This is an uncharted lure.