Creek Chub 500 Open Mouth Shiner


The #500 Open Mouth Shiner came out in 1918 and was made until around 1931. CCBC Open Mouth Shiners can be found with wooden bodies and painted eyes or no eyes. They were advertised as having only 4 catalogued colors but many special order colors were also done by request.


This #503 Silver Shiner Open Mouth Shiner Is Special Order!


Creek Chub Open Mouth Shiners 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 Open Mouth Shiner is. 

 500  Natural Shiner Or Pikie Scale
 501  Perch Scale
 502  Red Head White
 503  Silver Shiner
 504  Golden Shiner
 505  Redside Or Dace
 506  Goldfish
 507  Mullet
 508  Rainbow
 509  Greenback Or Shad
 510  White With Blue Head
 511  Black With White Head
 512  All Red
 513  All Black
 514  Yellow Spotted
 517  Coachdog
 518  Silver Flash
 519  Frog
 520  Green Gar Or Mackerel
 530  Red And Orange Spotted
 531  Rainbow Fire
 532  Fire Plug
 533  Black Scale
 534  Blue Flash
 535  Purple Eel
 537  Yellow Flash
 538  Pearl
 543  Strawberry
 544  Whitefish
 00 Special  Uncatalogued Colors


I buy Creek Chub Open Mouth Shiners and vintage old lures from many, many other companies. If you have lures to sell, feel free to contact me. I pay more than most other collectors out there so be sure to get in touch with me.


Brian Oborski

PO Box 685

Milroy, PA 17063 

To speak with me call 717-667-0134 

To text pictures use 717-320-3088

PLEASE NOTE: We are on the East Coast. Please only call between the hours of 9 am and 9 pm Eastern Time. 
Thank you! 



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