Good question! Apparently, E. H. Peckinpaugh did when he started making poppers back in the twenties and thirties, with with Peck’s Lures. As well as Tony Accardo of the old Accardo Tackle Company. These red dots are sometimes referred to as “blood dots.” They are thought to excite the fish causing them to strike the lure. What do you think?  We would enjoy hearing your thoughts: