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Old 11-06-2020, 09:50 AM
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Does anyone have a suggestion as to the best "fish light" to get? I know Green seems to be the best color. What works best ... the underwater light that you just leave in or lights attached to the dock that just shine in the water? My thought would be the underwater light but. The water at my dock, at most, on high tide is only about 4 - 5 feet, so depth isn't an issue.

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I use green and have a LOT of fish at my dock this time of year.
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I have a deep glow green light on my dock. We get loads of schoolie stripers along with some trout and perch throughout the entire season. Depth for my dock goes from 18" to about 4' at high tide.
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Deep glow as well in green. It really brings fish in, lots of perch and later in the summer when the tide is high there will be some 20-24" rockfish on the outside ring of the light. Also had a large cow nose ray swim over once.
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Originally Posted by Chesapeake Fisher View Post
Deep glow as well in green. It really brings fish in, lots of perch and later in the summer when the tide is high there will be some 20-24" rockfish on the outside ring of the light. Also had a large cow nose ray swim over once.

That's exactly how they behave at my dock. Funny how they always swim in a circular pattern around the light. For whatever reason it's usually a counter clockwise rotation.
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Used these guys. Been in for 4 years and very satisfied. https://www.underwaterfishlight.com/
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Thanks for the replies. I've been trying to find a few companies to compare for the best deal. $500 - $1000 is a bit steep right now
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This is what I've got at my dock. One light is under the dock near my boat lift and the other is at the end of my dock. Every night there are lots of fish.

https://www.greenglowdocklight.com/p...kit-w-50-cords
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These are the guys I've used for about 5 years. Great products, although I think the vast majority of what's on the market are almost identical.
You can get into a single 50' for about $350.

https://www.underwaterfishlight.com/...r-dock-lights/

They definitely work!
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Thanks guys! I hope to get one installed here in a few weeks.
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the green has noth9ing to do with color to attract fish-- it has to do with the type of light they use for high output. Nothing more. Get the color you like.
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Good to know. I see that most docks have the green light though? And from what I've heard & read, green was the most productive to attract the fish. The other colors were just for show
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green works well cause the distance it shoots down the canal
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I have seen quite a few.. many different types and ways.. First off I do believe for underwater green appears to work best.. and appears to attract faster than others we tried.. A friend ( you know nick) has a standard led light mounted on a piling above water ( over his oyster cage.. It works great also.. he sometimes find pups that have jumped on landed on top of his cage..
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How do you keep them from getting covered with barnacles?
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How do you keep them from getting covered with barnacles?
From what I gather, you don't. You just have to pull the lights once a year or so & clean the off
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These are bad to the bone. Last a long time and don't get build up on the lens as long as you run them at night. https://outriggeroutdoors.com/collec...-fishing-light
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Yes green attracts fish the best, I've done some experimenting with warm white lights and blue lights and green seems to be the best.
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