I wish the words I want to share in this column were easy for me to write, but they aren’t. They will deal with the bass lure I told about in my previous Let’s Look Back column.
The lure, of course, is the Cordell Red Fin. I detailed how my Texas friend Blackie Lightfoot once traveled the whole country showing writers and guides in different areas how the lures being marketed by the PRADCO people were best used.
As it turned out, after fishing all kinds of baits all over the place, Blackie’s favorite hard bait of the whole bunch was the Cordell Red Fin. What he personally showed me on fishing trips we made together from Washington State to California wound up revealing why he felt as he did. [Read more…]