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Old 03-23-2005, 08:02 PM
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Whats the best to plugs to throw at night...????

Dannys???, Poppers??? or Needlefish???...
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Old 03-23-2005, 09:34 PM
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On a clear night, with a bright moon and no wind or clouds, use clear see-through lures. They will be harder to see and give a clear silhouette against the sky's background.

Flourescent Chartreuse, is the most visible color to fish.

Red is the most visible color in water less than 10 feet deep.


Yellow lures are good in turbid or dirty water and on cloudy, overcast days.

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Old 03-23-2005, 11:10 PM
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black or dark purple swimmers i like a purple eely for night pluggin but if i'm out at night i'm useing bunker heads/eels/ and clams baby! whole live bunker if i can snag em!



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Old 03-23-2005, 11:28 PM
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yeah me too, if I'm out at night I have some sort of cutbait or Live eels on.
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Old 03-24-2005, 09:57 AM
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It depends on the conditions and where I'm fishing.
i like a plug size wise to match the local bait supply.

If I'm fishing the beach front an a dark night I'll start with a black or purple danny,fished slooowly,just enough to make it wiggle a little,just like a bait fish trying to sneak by undetected.

I also like needle fish especially if the fish are dining on sand eels.

If I'm in a rip or in the river,I like darters,something that can be moved a little quicker,simulating a baitfish being put somewhere it doesnt want to be,if the water is deep I'm more inclined to use a lead head jig with a fluttering pork rind.

On light nights I like white light blue or yellow.

Most nights that I plug fish, I fish a combo,I'll rig a dropper loop and fish a large clouser,or a homemade wooden mini plug that I make or just a simple pork rind ahead of the plug about 18"....I'ts amazing how many BIG bass clobber that 4" piece of pork rind or fly over the large wooden plug.
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Old 03-24-2005, 12:15 PM
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On a clear night, with a bright moon and no wind or clouds, use clear see-through lures. They will be harder to see and give a clear silhouette against the sky's background.
Flourescent Chartreuse, is the most visible color to fish. Red is the most visible color in water less than 10 feet deep.
Yellow lures are good in turbid or dirty water and on cloudy, overcast days.
You must have read the news letter from Capt. White . It was pretty good. I also like black at night.
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Old 03-25-2005, 07:43 AM
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you got it roc, trailer hook. try this, have you ever had a bass hit your plug and not caught him? how would you think that happens. well, most bass will hit it's prey head on and i put a gamakatsu stinger hook that i rig onto the plug by way of either a drop loop or longliner so it hangs just beneath the lip of the plug foward the first set of trebbles (as well as a spinner with a rattle i attatched as a bonus trailer.



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Old 03-25-2005, 01:47 PM
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Big bass sometimes hit it with there tail first and then come around and swallow it. :?:
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Old 03-25-2005, 08:19 PM
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Old 03-25-2005, 09:18 PM
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Actually Seasea, It was Armand Tetreault of Rhode Island Poppers, being interviewed by Michael Fotiades. It was in the RISAA Newsletter.

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Old 03-25-2005, 10:29 PM
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I got all those tips out of Capt. Jim White's news letter. :?: One hole page of info like that.
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Over cast days I use pearl and bone colored stuff.

At night, under a full moon, I use darker colors but with holographic sides (silver). For instance a Yo-Zuri crystal minnow with the dark blue back and silver holographic sides used to rule under the full moon out in tha mahsh.

Dusk and dawn I like "Blurple" stuff (black N purple). Danny plugs N Pencil Poppers mostly when fishing the surf. Never really mastered the needle plugs though... however I do have some nice CHOOPY Needles. Only Needles I ever really had good catches on were Gibb's Stubby needles.

On sunny days I just throw yellow and white, and just about every other color, including blue lol.

I'll tell ya though, your not gonna beat a Black Mambo minnow at night if ya work it right :)

I'll be workin a new Eel Punt swimmer (Bunker pattern) this year. Hope there is a decent Fall Run to use it.



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Old 03-26-2005, 11:41 AM
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I would assume that black would be best at night...then they can pick up the silouette against the light from the moon...
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Old 04-04-2005, 01:28 PM
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B Bdid you go to the show,how was it. :?:
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Old 04-04-2005, 06:09 PM
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Awesome...Bought a buncha stuff, got some really good deals...

...but more importantly...I got to meet Steve, Brandon, Cuz, Roccus and Brigg...It was a great time... :D
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