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I found a bunch of hair jigs inside an old tackle box that has been stored in attic. Several of them appeared unopened, but there was a yellow powdery substance in bag. Anybody know what substance is and have they seen it before?

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  • A couple of thoughts: oxidization of the metallic jig head (if not lead) causing the paint to become friable and break up. Perhaps a pork-rind tail disintegrated? But since there is no other packaging, I suspect it is the remains of a card that was packaged inside the bag with the lure to show the product name and info. Those things break down easily over time - especially if they've ever gotten wet or in really humid conditions. – That Idiot Jan 18 '19 at 15:30

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