We've just finished our 25 mile run from up the river. Christie got the jump on us and we weren't able to catch up.
He likely slipped into a cove of creek. No time to find him. But we'll look for some of the others on the lower end.
The first swimbait was the K&K Animated Minnow, designed by John D. Kreisser of Cincinnati, Ohio. He applied for a patent on the lure in 1906.