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Minnesota Fans, The Piking!

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Here's the result of an idea I spawned back in 1994. The original PIKING!!!

All PIKING fish are made from fiberglass blanks, fitted with horns and hand painted. A great conversation piece for home or office! Order your own PIKING now! Prices are $12 an inch in 26, 35, 44 and 56" sizes. S&H included. Driftwood optional.

The PIKING Plug was sculpted and introduced the same year. A great gift idea! The PIKING Plug, (designed as a novelty) is like nothing else in your tacklebox. Each lure is hand cast and painted. This is truly a unique piece and a must have for all sportspersons! Overall length 7 inches with 3D horns. Order yours today for $25.95 s&h and all sales tax included.

Allow two weeks for delivery on the lures. Call or email for details on the PIKING fish.

There may be a few "knock offs" out there, but there's only ONE trademarked Original PIKING...since 1994.

Christmas is coming!

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The picture is cool, but the real thing is totally incredible!!! I absolutely love it, we have some rabid viking fans down here and The Piking has been a real hit! Brian has been featured in numerous newspaper articles with The Piking and did a feature on MPR about it as well, to make it even better, get one of the small collector Packers helmets and put it in the mouth of The Piking and it looks even BETTER!!!!

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