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Eppinger Devle Dog 1/2 oz. Spoon Lure
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Eppinger Devle Dog 1/2 oz. Spoon Lure

This long casting, fast sinking spoon is the traditional go-to pike lure. Vary the retrieve speed to make this spoon dart and dive when targeting lethargic large mouth.
  • Cast or troll
  • Wiggling / wobbling action
  • Will not corrode
  • Clear lacquer sealer coating
  • Treble hook included
  • Width: 3/4"
  • Suggested use: Walleye, bass, pike, trout
  • Made in USA
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The Eppinger® tradition began in 1906. Lou Eppinger spent a month in the Ontario wilderness all alone - camping, fishing, and thinking. He used a lure of his own design - a spoon weighing 2 oz. The metal was hammered out so that it was thinner in the middle and thicker toward the edges. When he cast it into the shallows, it would swing from side to side, nearly turning over, but always righting itself. Kind of like a dare devil.

By 1912, Lou turned his prototype into a finished lure, the Osprey®. It caught fish; lots and lots of them. Especially pike, a favorite sport fish in the Midwest. In 1918, Lou's nephew Ed came to work in his uncle's shop. They changed the name of the Osprey to the Daredevle® after the Teufelhunden, or Devil Dog, the name given by the Germans to the 4th Marine Brigade which successfully penetrated and captured the Germans in the Battle of Belleau Woods. The Allies called the U.S. Marines Dare Devils, the name now used for Eppinger's most successful line of lures.

The company that sold around 500 lures a year is now an international success, and millions of Eppinger lures are sold each year. The original Dardevle has since spawned an entire family of lures in all shapes, sizes, and colors.
Description Color(s) Size / Weight Application Price  

5409

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Eppinger Devle Dog 1/2 oz. Spoon Lure
5409

SKU #:
01799923
UPC #:
043332054099
Color(s):
Red / White Stripe (Copper back)
Size / Weight:
Length: 2-1/4" Weight: 1/2 oz.
Application:
Freshwater
Action(s):
Wiggling & wobbling
Style:
Spoon
Red / White Stripe (Copper back) Length: 2-1/4" Weight: 1/2 oz. Freshwater $4.99

5416

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Eppinger Devle Dog 1/2 oz. Spoon Lure
5416

SKU #:
01799931
UPC #:
043332054167
Color(s):
Red / White Stripe (Nickel back)
Size / Weight:
Length: 2-1/4" Weight: 1/2 oz.
Application:
Freshwater
Action(s):
Wiggling & wobbling
Style:
Spoon
Red / White Stripe (Nickel back) Length: 2-1/4" Weight: 1/2 oz. Freshwater $4.99

5417

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Eppinger Devle Dog 1/2 oz. Spoon Lure
5417

SKU #:
01799949
UPC #:
043332054174
Color(s):
Yellow / Red Diamonds (Brass back)
Size / Weight:
Length: 2-1/4" Weight: 1/2 oz.
Application:
Freshwater
Action(s):
Wiggling & wobbling
Style:
Spoon
Yellow / Red Diamonds (Brass back) Length: 2-1/4" Weight: 1/2 oz. Freshwater $4.99