The South Bend Bass Oreno -- an American fishing icon
I have looked at thousands of older lures over the years and one lure stands out as the most common. Yes, it's the red/white Bass Oreno. It's difficult to imagine the number of youth who started out with this lure as their first artificial bait. Make no mistake, this lure will still catch lots of fish under the right conditions. Before we talk specifically about the Bass Oreno, it would be prudent to discuss some aspects of this bait, which will help you date it.
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