**This lure is in near new condition - Amazing condition for this age of lure - Has a couple subtle scratches but no chips or cracks - Otherwise in great running condition. Skirts are a bit old and a little sticky but otherwise in mint condition as well. See photos for true condition.**
Steve Elkins out of Hawaii is a legend of his own. His lures are very difficult to get now, but they are all original and highly coveted but some of the top fishermen in the world. While his shapes are original in design and most are very easy to identify, his "custom" signatures at the bottom side of each lure insert is extremely unique and certainly adds to the value and originality of each single lure of his.
This particular lure is known as Elkin's Eight Ball and is a bulb/ball shape with heavy reverse taper and a slanted nose. Very hard to find. This particular head has real golden Mother of Pearl slabs covering the insert - The top of the lure face reads "Custom Elkins". Skirted in Bleeding Mackerel.