The most well-known Costa lure is the Istokpoga Hammerhead. The novel
lure design is very popular
among collectors. Costa also made a glass-eyed minnow lure.
Hammerheads were sold by Knight & Wall Co. in Tampa. Lake Istokpoga
is located near Sebring about 60 miles southeast of Tampa.
The H.B. COSTA ISTOKPOGA HAMMERHEAD Lure, circa 1930's
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