Fishing QuestionsCategory: Fishing Lure FAQCan fish see lures at night?
Kelsey J. Lee asked 1 month ago
Can fish see bait at night?

6 Answers
Carlos answered 1 month ago
It depends on the lure. Some lures are designed to reflect light in order to attract fish, while others are designed to produce sound or movement in order to attract fish.

Fish can see colors during both the day and night, but they may not be able to see certain colors (such as red) as well during the night. This is because colors are affected by light levels – for example, colors appear brighter when there is more light. So it’s possible that some lures that produce a lot of colors may not be as visible at night when there is less light available.

Alex – ProFisherman Staff answered 1 month ago
There’s no definitive answer to this question since it’s still up for debate among anglers.

Some people believe that certain fish can see lures in the dark, while others think that fish can only see lures when they’re in direct light.

However, most experts agree that fish can see lures better at night if there is a moon or some other light source present.

David answered 1 month ago
It depends on the lure. Some lures are designed to emit a light that fish can see in the dark, while others are not.

In general, fish can see color better than humans can in the dark, so if you’re using a brightly colored lure, it’s more likely that the fish will be able to see it at night.

However, if you’re using a black or other non-colored lure, it’s less likely that the fish will be able to see it in low-light conditions.

Martin Staff answered 1 month ago
Yes, fish can and do see lures at night. However, their ability to see them depends on a number of factors, including the type of fish, the water clarity and depth, and the type of lure. For example, baitfish are more easily seen at night than are predators such as largemouth bass. In addition, shallow waters and waters with high clarity offer better nighttime visibility for fish than deep or murky waters. Finally, lures that emit light or sound are more likely to be seen by fish than those that don’t.

Bernard answered 1 month ago
Can fish see lures at night?

This is a great question and one that has been debated among anglers for years. There are a few different ways to answer this question.

First, let’s consider how light works underwater. Sunlight enters the water and is quickly scattered and absorbed. This is why underwater scenes look muted and blue-green.

The color red is quickly absorbed, so things appear much darker than they actually are. As sunlight penetrates deeper into the water, it becomes, even more, scattered and less intense. By the time it reaches a depth of 50 feet, there is only about 1% of the available light left compared to what exists at the surface.

So when you’re fishing at night, you’re fishing in an environment that is already dark and getting darker the deeper you go.

To answer the question directly, fish can see lures at night, but they may not be as attracted to them as they are during the day. This is because their vision is limited and they are more likely to be drawn to lures that are brighter and more reflective.

So if you’re fishing at night, it’s a good idea to use lures that are brighter in color or have some sort of reflective quality to them. If you’re fishing in murky water, it’s also a good idea to use lures that make noise or create vibration, as these will be easier for fish to detect.

Wilson answered 1 month ago
There’s no definitive answer to this question since fish behavior varies depending on the species. However, it’s generally accepted that most fish are less active at night and are more likely to be found in deeper waters.

As a result, they may be less likely to see lures that are close to the surface. That said, some fish species are nocturnal and may actually be more active at night, so there’s really no way to know for sure without doing some research on the specific species you’re targeting.

From my experience I know well that if you shine a flashlight with a red color at night, you scare away the fish less. A standard light scares fish away and makes them go deeper.