NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF
Classic lures that still catch bass today include Bass Oreno (from left), Crazy Shad and Jitterbug. They're shown here with an Ambassadeur 5000 C reel the author bought used in 1976 that's still in use today. The rod is a Lew's Speed Stick with pistol grip handle purchased new the same year.
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