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A Falls City oversized "sucker bucket" in good condition next to a standard size container. Photo by - Mark Greenig

Not your ordinary minnow bucket

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For the next two articles we will be discussing vintage metal minnow buckets. This week, let's talk about what is often referred to as the sucker bucket. It is this style of old metal minnow container which seems to be the most difficult to find and obviously worth more than the traditional bucket. A great advantage for us are the many lakes in the area, making these relatively easy to locate. What distinguishes the sucker bucket from the more common container is its size.


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