Question about Charmer minnow lure

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Question about Charmer minnow lure

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Does an “R” stamped/imprinted into the bottom of the painted head of a Charmer minnow indicate that it is a reproduction or repaint or something else? Thanks.





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The "R" indicates a repaint. That was a rule adopted by NFLCC. I recall Mike Nogay speaking up on the floor of the NFLCC National 25 years ago warning against the onslaught of repaints and recommending a rule set. The NFLCC adopted this policy shortly afterwards.
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kyreels wrote: Wed Feb 22, 2023 11:45 am The "R" indicates a repaint. That was a rule adopted by NFLCC. I recall Mike Nogay speaking up on the floor of the NFLCC National 25 years ago warning against the onslaught of repaints and recommending a rule set. The NFLCC adopted this policy shortly afterwards.
Glad to find out 25 years later that someone listened lol. You do have a good memory, Matt.

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