Joseph Neukam Baits
Joseph Neukam patented the "Minnow Plug Bait"
There are seemingly few examples of this particular bait.
Neukam's most well known bait is "Joe's Doodlebug".
Joe marketed the Doodle Bug through his company the Fishrite Bait Co.
There's a connection between Joe's Doodle Bug and the Homarth Doodle Bug.
The connection between these lure makers is not well known.
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