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A spoonplug is a form of fishing lure used for deep water casting and trolling. It was invented in 1946 by Elwood L. "Buck" Perry.[1] Perry combined science with a logical approach to fishing to create a "total fishing system." He is credited as being the father of structure fishing and was later inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.[2]


  1. ^ Slade, Robert A. (2010). The Encyclodpedia of Old Fishing Lures: Made in North America. Trafford Publishing. pp. 168–171. ISBN 9781425152628.[self-published source]
  2. ^ aldodesign.com, AldoDesign -. "Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum - Hayward, Wisconsin". www.freshwater-fishing.org. Retrieved 30 December 2017.

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