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#852702 - 08/04/08 04:42 PM Night fishing
TWL
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Just wondering those of us that night fish who uses a black light and who doesn't and why? I can't go with out mine but i've heard different stories some folks say the light follows the line to the lure. Whatcha think.
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#852710 - 08/04/08 04:52 PM Re: Night fishing [Re: TWL]
timeless
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Registered: 08/05/99
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No, because I use a regular floating light.
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#853085 - 08/04/08 08:33 PM Re: Night fishing [Re: timeless]
TWL
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Guess blacklights more the folks that fish for the smallmouth at night.
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#853138 - 08/04/08 08:52 PM Re: Night fishing [Re: TWL]
JRE
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Registered: 11/04/05
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Loc: Knoxville, TN

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I use them for bass fishing. The light does not follow the line down to the lure.
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#853141 - 08/04/08 08:53 PM Re: Night fishing [Re: TWL]
Rackseeker
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Depends on what lure I'm throwing. If I'm crankin, carolina rigin, or a big spinner bait, I don't use one. Just about everything else I do. I love throwing a hair fly with a No.11 pork at night and watch it falling then start going in a different direction under the blacklight.
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#853765 - 08/05/08 08:58 AM Re: Night fishing [Re: Rackseeker]
Droopy
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I have read that black light is one of the first to be completely filtered out in water, so it could not follow to the lure. I use a black light every nite I go. I will use a flourocarbon leader sometimes but not because of the blacklite. I use to help in clear water so my line is less visiable.
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#854693 - 08/05/08 04:42 PM Re: Night fishing [Re: Droopy]
bowriter
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When I fished at night 4-6 nights a week, I had a black light on each side of the boat. I must be able to see the line for the method I use at night.
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#854859 - 08/05/08 06:33 PM Re: Night fishing [Re: bowriter]
shopson
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I like them for wormin or jiggin.
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