Fishing lures can sometimes seem like they're more for showing off to other anglers than they are for attracting lurking fish. They come in every shade of color in and under the rainbow. Some have frilly ends or metallic sheens, while others are designed to practically glow and flutter along in the water.
While some men get as giddy about lures and children do over the wares of a candy store, one must remember that lures do have practical purposes. And sure, lures may be secondary to doing the right prep work before you cast away. It may be more important, for instance, to learn the habits, tastes, and patterns of your prey first.
However it is also important to choose the right shaped and colored fishing lures.
Picking the right color lure, in fact, could help you draw out that fish that otherwise wasn't going to bother with your line. Basically, you want to base your color selections first and foremost on what sort of body of water you'll be working with.
The dirtier and more opaque the water, the brighter colored you want your lure. On the other hand, if you're floating on a crystal clear lake, go with less eye-catching, more natural colors.
The tone of the color, and the number of colors, depends on this basic rule, too. If you're wading into murky muddy waters, go for heavy colors, or dual-colored, lures. For example, dark purple, black, or midnight blue shades can do, with the dual color effect of a red or orange tail.
Whereas, in water where you can see the fish swimming around your feet, go with translucence with colors such as gray, pink, and clay.
Not only will you have a selection of lures that look pretty and are worth showing off to your chums. Your fishing lures will work no matter where you're at!