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Old 04-30-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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Default Anybody tried green lights?

I've been researching a little, and on the AQUASTAR website, they claim thatgreen lightcan penetrate murky water better (they sell clear also). Just wondering if any of you have any input/experience?
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Old 04-30-2008, 05:45 PM   #2
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Default RE: Anybody tried green lights?

pay special attention to the chart at the bottom-left of page two.

blue light will penetrate water farther, but it tends to spook fish more as well (from what i've read).

http://www.biology.duke.edu/johnsenl...bs/oceanus.pdf

also, in "murky" water, it depends on what is making the water murky. if it's silt suspended in the water, then not much will cut it. if it's organic matter, they will reflect green light while absorbing blues and reds. since they reflect green, the light will be able to travel farther before dispersion or before it is absorbed.
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Old 04-30-2008, 07:04 PM   #3
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bamachem (4/30/2008)pay special attention to the chart at the bottom-left of page two.

blue light will penetrate water farther, but it tends to spook fish more as well (from what i've read).

http://www.biology.duke.edu/johnsenl...bs/oceanus.pdf

also, in "murky" water, it depends on what is making the water murky. if it's silt suspended in the water, then not much will cut it. if it's organic matter, they will reflect green light while absorbing blues and reds. since they reflect green, the light will be able to travel farther before dispersion or before it is absorbed.


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Old 05-01-2008, 11:56 AM   #5
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Default RE: Anybody tried green lights?

Lights, regardless of the color, do not spook flounder. Personnally I don't think the underwater LED light panels will provide enough light to do the job unless you are floundering in crystal clear water (the pass maybe). The LED panelsseem more designed to attract bait/fish or to make your boat "look cool" (or gay)while running around at night.
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Death From Above (5/1/2008)Lights, regardless of the color, do not spook flounder. Personnally I don't think the underwater LED light panels will provide enough light to do the job unless you are floundering in crystal clear water (the pass maybe). The LED panelsseem more designed to attract bait/fish or to make your boat "look cool" (or gay)while running around at night.
Original post of this thread referred to AquaStars, which are halogens (like StarFires), not LED's. I know white lights don't spook 'em. I never implied that. Question was (and still is): have you tried green, and do they penetrate murky water any better (as claimed)??????????? Thanks for the responsethough!
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Default RE: Anybody tried green lights?

Never tried Green Lights.
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Old 05-01-2008, 11:21 PM   #8
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Death From Above (5/1/2008)Lights, regardless of the color, do not spook flounder. Personnally I don't think the underwater LED light panels will provide enough light to do the job unless you are floundering in crystal clear water (the pass maybe). The LED panelsseem more designed to attract bait/fish or to make your boat "look cool" (or gay)while running around at night.
Original post of this thread referred to AquaStars, which are halogens (like StarFires), not LED's. I know white lights don't spook 'em. I never implied that. Question was (and still is): have you tried green, and do they penetrate murky water any better (as claimed)??????????? Thanks for the responsethough!
Sorry about that. I thought you were talking about the green LED light panels that were being discussed on another thread earlier in the week. For what it's worth I don't think the greenlights will spook them either, though I have not personally tried green lights. For deer hunting they say the green LED flashlights are less likely to spook deer. Might be the same for fish?
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Old 05-02-2008, 06:33 PM   #9
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having alot of experience in fishing with different lights i would recommend hps for your murky/muddy water fishing. they are no comparison when it comes to halos. i have run metal halide also and they also out perform halos. here are my last to attempts on fishing lights and they both are alosome in muddy water.. using cominations of light also will help you out when water conditions change.
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