Jump to content


Photo

What color lures do you use at night?


  • Please log in to reply
32 replies to this topic

#1 mack1703

mack1703
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,585 posts
  • Joined: Sep-02 2007

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?


  • 0
  • -

#2 BigFishLarry

BigFishLarry
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,757 posts
  • Joined: May-26 2003

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!


  • 0
  • -

#3 windknot7979

windknot7979
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,743 posts
  • Joined: Dec-18 2005

Posted January 06 2008 - 12:20 AM

dark night darker plugs
bright night more natural colors
works for me windknot..


  • 0
  • -
.
R.I.P.DAD LOVE U..
R.I.P.JEFF HEATH..

#4 fishinthedark

fishinthedark
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,903 posts
  • Joined: Nov-26 2006
  • LocationWestern LI Sound

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)


  • 0
  • -
I Fish therefore I Lie

#5 Slayer25

Slayer25
  • 5,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,158 posts
  • Joined: Dec-29 2007

Posted January 06 2008 - 12:28 AM

school bus nuff said


  • 0
  • -

#6 DAQ

DAQ
  • 5,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,300 posts
  • Joined: Dec-01 2004

Posted January 06 2008 - 12:33 AM

Everything from Wonder bread to black.


  • 0
  • -
"On a long enough time line the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"

#7 Moosefish888

Moosefish888
  • Senior Member

  • PipPipPip
  • 236 posts
  • Joined: Nov-15 2007

Posted January 06 2008 - 12:40 AM

Anything as long as its [YELLOW/WHITE/BLACK/BURPLE/ETC.ETC.
:con fused: OH MY TO MANY CHIOSES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • 0
  • -

#8 fishing17402

fishing17402
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,683 posts
  • Joined: Dec-14 2007

Posted January 06 2008 - 12:49 AM

Black Jointed Bomber


  • 0
  • -

#9 BigSurfFisher450

BigSurfFisher450
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,820 posts
  • Joined: Jun-02 2005

Posted January 06 2008 - 12:50 AM

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.


  • 0
  • -
Cast Into The White

#10 cobia_slayer

cobia_slayer
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,206 posts
  • Joined: Jan-03 2008

Posted January 06 2008 - 1:12 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.

hope this helps


  • 0
  • -
LTSL

#11 Skitter

Skitter
  • Way too many!

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 32,040 posts
  • Joined: Oct-31 2002
  • LocationNew Hampshire

Posted January 06 2008 - 1:22 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.


  • 0
  • -
(*member formerly known as 'Skitterpop')

#12 Carnage

Carnage
  • 1,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,251 posts
  • Joined: May-12 2005

Posted January 06 2008 - 1:31 AM

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


  • 0
  • -

#13 Patrick9915

Patrick9915
  • Way too many!

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 23,966 posts
  • Joined: Jan-10 2000

Posted January 06 2008 - 1:36 AM

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



#14 blueshark

blueshark
  • 5,000 Post Club!

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,449 posts
  • Joined: Dec-10 2004

Posted January 06 2008 - 1:37 AM

yellow , black, white ...


  • 0
  • -

#15 Gully

Gully
  • Way too many!

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 12,391 posts
  • Joined: Feb-02 2007

Posted January 06 2008 - 1:44 AM

yellow , black, white ...

there it is!


  • 0
  • -
your cell phone blitz gang is ghey! 

my other truck just takes me fishing.   :)

CC