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#1 mack1703

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:00 AM

I am curious what color lures do you prefer at night. I keep reading that dark colors are best at night but I am curious why. Wouldn't a bright color like yellow or parrot be more visible than blurple or brown in the dark?

#2 BigFishLarry

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:12 AM

Its always depending on the phase of the moon....how bright or dark the night is......a good anytime color for me is eel green over silver! Dark nights.....black with scales! 1/4 moon to full......my bunker paint job slays!

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:20 AM

dark night darker plugs
bright night more natural colors
works for me windknot..
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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:23 AM

guys say full moon black back over silver bomber; new moon black bomber I don't know , but I only fish blurple or yellow at night if I am fishing plugs and if hair then white/black bucktails
keep it simple (you know the rest)
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#5 Slayer25

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:28 AM

school bus nuff said

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:33 AM

Everything from Wonder bread to black.
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#7 Moosefish888

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:40 AM

Anything as long as its [YELLOW/WHITE/BLACK/BURPLE/ETC.ETC.
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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:49 AM

Black Jointed Bomber

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Posted January 06 2008 - 12:50 AM


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Everything from Wonder bread to black.






Amen to that, i have had night wher you could throw anything from a diving danny to a needlefish and it was just instant.
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Posted January 06 2008 - 01:12 AM

look at it from the fish's point of veiw, if the moon is out andyou look up its going to bright so you want a color that will contrast like dark blue, purple, brown, black ect... if the moon is not out you will want to do the opisite.

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Posted January 06 2008 - 01:22 AM

Yellow and white moonlight //// Black when its black

but on more than a few ocassions I experimented and sometimes it did`nt seem to matter if the fish were there and feeding.

For example: one night on the Cape in Ma. November....a warm rainy very dark night I took numerous bass from 14"s to 33"s range and one 42" all from the same spot.

I was tossing A Salts pearl, black, blurple, and chicken scratch and they all caught.

The 42" came on 3 oz 6" NJ Tackle tin with a big bucktail siwash..... so go figure.
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#12 Carnage

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Posted January 06 2008 - 01:31 AM

A wise man said that fish dont change colors at night....

#13 Patrick9915

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Posted January 06 2008 - 01:36 AM

I'm really starting to think the colors don't matter and that the presentation is way more important.

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Posted January 06 2008 - 01:37 AM

yellow , black, white ...

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Posted January 06 2008 - 01:44 AM


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yellow , black, white ...




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