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#10813824 - 05/02/15 02:19 PM line color
Perry1 Offline

Registered: 06/02/14
Posts: 26
I'm somewhat new to bass fishing I usually have always fished for catfish. I bought a few rods for bass fishing and I'm hooked. My question is does line color matter. Me and a buddy fished at grapvine wading in the shallows and fished exact same spot he caught 8 I caught 1. No it could have been a coincidence but I have fished out there several times and never had luck he goes one time and tears em up. I had gren mono on and he had clear mono. Any help guys would be appreciated

Good luck out there

#10813836 - 05/02/15 02:26 PM Re: line color [Re: Perry1]
M. Alexander Offline
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Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 888
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Hard to say without more info, Perry. It could've been his lure or presentation of it making the difference. IMO, line size (diameter) is more of a consideration than color, and more so for the action of the bait than a fish's ability to see it.

#10813929 - 05/02/15 03:37 PM Re: line color [Re: Perry1]
Perry1 Offline

Registered: 06/02/14
Posts: 26
We were both using same type of lure I had orange rooster tails colors were different. He had red I had orange. He had 10 pound mono clear I have 12 pound mono green. Both somewhat inexperienced bass fisherman we are both fish for cats for the most part

#10814424 - 05/02/15 08:47 PM Re: line color [Re: Perry1]
Ban-D Offline
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Registered: 02/08/10
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Loc: Tx
It is hard to say but I do know that certain lakes fluorocarbon will get bit way more than mono. I've also been in a situation where I was throwing 65lb red power pro braid and my buddy was throwing 65lb green power pro braid. We were using the same spro frog and I caught 8 to his 1 that day. The only difference was line color. It's probably just right cast right time but it was strange. He was even in the front of the boat.


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