Tag: Bagley’s Better Baits

Minnow Lure Battles

Even though the Floating Minnow was available in the States, stock was still low, keeping the price well above average. As with any open market, this opened the door for copycats. This is a short look into those early copycats and the baits they developed based on the Original Floating Rapala.

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Ray Scott’s Out House Part Two

But what this page does offer is a good look at the Okie-Aerator, developed by none other than the first B.A.S.S. Life Member, Don Butler.  When Ray went to catch-and-release in the 1974 timeframe, aerated livewells became a must and Butler’s aeration system was the solution. 

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