More Politically Incorrect Lure Names

Think about this the next time you rig up a Zara Spook on a spinning rod for a youngster: the name derives from the behavior of Panamanian women practicing the oldest profession in the world. “The original wood version, the Zaragossa, was made in the 1920s for fishing in Florida. After watching a prototype lure zigzag across the water in a test tank, a Heddon worker remarked that it wiggled its butt just like the hookers on Zaragoza Street in Panama City.” Eric Sharp in The Detroit Free Press.

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