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Soft plastics useful for catching fish at night?


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#1 flounderpirate

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 03:01 PM

Great Job Jazman!

Hey tell me, would a soft plastic still be useful for catching fish at night?

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#2 Jazman

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 11:03 AM

Hi mike, soft plastics definately work at night, but it's important to consider that they are not as visible to the fish as during the day - so vibration and scent play a much bigger role. Try and use SPs which vibrate, eg. shad tails, and use a scent on your SP, or alternately use GULP SPs. A plastic I reckon will work really well at night is the GULP shakey shad - it has the scent of GULP and also a big shad tail to send out lots of vibrations :o

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Posted 03 October 2008 - 11:15 AM

Nightime lures worked as topwater lures are better if black coloured since the hunting fish sees the lure from below in silouette against any moon or ambient light.
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Posted 28 June 2011 - 08:33 AM

Also any white softplastics, I prefer white squidgee wrigglers.
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