Creek Chub 1500 Injured Minnow


The #1500 Injured Minnow was first introduced by Creek Chub Bait Company in 1924 and was made until around 1978. CCBC Injured Minnow lures can be found with glass eyes or tack eyes. They are found with wooden bodies or later models have plastic bodies. They were advertised as having 21 catalogued colors and many special order colors were also done by request.



This #1525 White Scale Injured Minnow Is Tough To Find!  



This #1540 P Chrome Injured Minnow Is A Later Plastic Model!



The #1514 Yellow Spotted Injured Minnow Is Beautiful!



This #1531 Rainbow Fire Injured Minnow Is Left Facing!



This #1515 Tan Crab Injured Minnow Is Very Desirabe!



The #1511 Purple Injured Minnow Is Rare On A Wood Model!



The #1516 Banana Injured Minnow Is Such An Awesome Lure!


Creek Chub Injured Minnow lures have been found in many colors! Some CCBCO boxes have end labels with the color names spelled out. Others are simply stamped with a code. Here is a color chart to help you discover what color your Injured Minnow is. 

 1500  Chub Or Pikie Scale
 1501  Perch Scale
 1502  Red Head White
 1503  Silver Shiner
 1504  Golden Shiner
 1505  Redside Or Dace
 1506  Goldfish
 1507  Mullet
 1508  Rainbow
 1509  Greenback Or Shad
 1510  White With Blue Head
 1511  Black With White Head
 1512  All Red Or White
 1512RE  White Red Eye
 1513  All Black
 1514  Yellow Spotted
 1515  Tan Crab
 1516  River Peeler Or Banana
 1517  Coachdog Or Luminous
 1518  Silver Flash
 1519  Frog
 1520  Green Gar Or Mackerel
 1521  Day N Nite Or Nite Glo
 1521  Fluorescent Red
 1522  Nite Glo Red Head
 1522  Fluorescent Green
 1523  Fluorescent Yellow
 1524  Redwing Blackbird Or Shrimp
 1525  White Scale
 1530  Red And Orange Spotted
 1531  Rainbow Fire
 1532  Fire Plug
 1533  Black Scale
 1534  Blue Flash
 1535  Purple Eel
 1536  Sucker
 1537  Yellow Flash
 1538  Pearl
 1539  Tiger Stripe
 1540  Chrome
 1541  Red And Yellow Or Amber Flash
 1542  Black And Yellow Or Psychie
 1543  Strawberry
 1544  Whitefish
 1500 FG  Fluorescent Green
 1500 FR  Fluorescent Red
 1500 FY  Fluorescent Yellow
 1500 R  Red Pickerel Pikie
 1500 Y  Yellow Pickerel Pikie
 1500 Special  Uncatalogued Colors


I buy old lures like the Creek Chub Injured Minnow and vintage old lures from many, many other companies. If you have lures to sell, feel free to contact me. I pay more for old fishing lures than most other collectors out there. Be sure to get in touch with me if you would like a lure appraisal or if you have old lures to sell. 


Brian Oborski

PO Box 685

Milroy, PA 17063 

To speak with me call 717-667-0134 

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