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#9094389 - 07/03/13 02:12 PM Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light
Tatanka54 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/27/13
Posts: 52
Loc: Dallas, TX
KQT and I did some night fishing last night. The green tube worked great. Limited out on sand bass.

The light put out about a 30 ft arch of light and we were surrounded by bait in the tens (hundreds?) of thousands. The video does not do it justice.

Click on link to see video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH8lsL5GnEY

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#9096582 - 07/04/13 08:21 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
GMW Offline
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Registered: 07/11/06
Posts: 24
Loc: The Colony
Where did you get light?

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#9096709 - 07/04/13 08:56 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
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Registered: 04/24/08
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#9096743 - 07/04/13 09:08 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
KQT Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/21/08
Posts: 1058
Loc: Dallas and Port A
www.greenfishlights.com
Real nice guy makes them
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#9096745 - 07/04/13 09:09 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
AlabamaJack Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/20/13
Posts: 570
Loc: 8 Miles Due West of Fort Worth...
it's amazing isn't it...the strip lighting down both sides of my boat does the same thing after about an hour...more bait that you could possibly count...

and to me it comes in stages...first...bugs come to the light and hit the water...then the little minnows come which draws the bigger minnows and shad....then the predator fish show up...this all takes about an hour for me...
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#9097088 - 07/04/13 10:55 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
heyblue Offline
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Registered: 03/03/04
Posts: 223
Loc: Rowlett, Tx.
what did you use to catch the sandies?

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#9097911 - 07/04/13 04:46 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
KQT Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/21/08
Posts: 1058
Loc: Dallas and Port A
hand tied jigs
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#9098582 - 07/04/13 11:46 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
ColoradoTransplant Offline
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Registered: 06/08/13
Posts: 918
Loc: Austin, TX
I would love to see some pics, this green light technique sounds pretty cool
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#9099801 - 07/05/13 02:25 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
spro Offline
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Registered: 01/31/06
Posts: 996
Loc: Highland Village
Tried one of those floating white lights for the 1st time on lewisville a few nights ago and didn't get any. After about an hour all we had was a few ghost minnows and the occasional shad. Do you think the green light works better? What lake were you fishing?
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#9099993 - 07/05/13 03:56 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
KQT Offline
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Registered: 06/21/08
Posts: 1058
Loc: Dallas and Port A
Green lights are better, I don't know why. I have use them for years on the coast and they just draw in all kinds of baitand we have caught everything from trout to tuna. I am old enough to have experienced using Coleman lanterns at night. You would have to draw in bus to get bait fish. With the green lights you don't get many if any bugs. As for the lake I will tell you it was local. I was taught the technique many, many, many years ago by a friend and I just can’t give up the location he showed me, not fair to him. I will say I have had similar results on three other lakes known for sand bass here in the DFW area. Tarponfly is a pro with green lights and posted the results many times in the past. I see from his post he is tearing them up during the day and so I guess he does not need to go at night. He may know why they work so well.
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#9105190 - 07/07/13 02:29 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
cypher_orange Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/09/10
Posts: 1611
Loc: San Antonio/ Canyon Lake, TX
That is amazing. I've always heard that the green light wave lengths penetrate the water better than white light.

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#9113895 - 07/10/13 12:12 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
ripndrag Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/01/13
Posts: 56
green may very well be better, any light will draw baitfish, and then bigger fish, point being green light not magic, get a light in the water and you can accomplish the objective, now whether you catch fish, that is why it is called "fishing"!

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#9149859 - 07/21/13 08:08 AM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
fshng84 Offline
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Registered: 12/04/07
Posts: 3405
Was on the Coast this past week; saw a lot of fish activity under green lights while waiting for a table at a restaurant. Lights were part of the restaurant's dock. Looks like they work in saltwater, too! Video clip

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#9150577 - 07/21/13 01:20 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
Rangerderden Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/29/13
Posts: 367
Loc: Denton TX
Great stuff!
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#9151523 - 07/21/13 07:08 PM Re: Night Fishing - Bait Around Green Light [Re: Tatanka54]
HookDog02 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/07/05
Posts: 387
Loc: Killeen, Tx
I've purchased several of the $20 ones from academy they work great its just they are not solidly built. I just cant justify paying $100-200+ for one of the "professional" lights. Has any one here tried the LED strips that you can attach to your boat? They seem to be very cost effective.
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