How do I choose the right lure?
- Match the lure profile with the dominant prey species profile.
- When fish are oriented to a thermocline, lipped plugs are killers.
- Match lure color to the water color.
- Choose lures that make vibrations whenever you’re in discolored or muddy water.
What are different lures used for?
Depending on what type of prey your targeted fish is more likely to eat, you’ll be using dry flies (waterproof lures that float on the surface to imitate insects), wet flies (lures designed to sink below the surface and imitate minnows and sunken insects), nymphs (imitating crustaceans), emerging flies (hatching
What color lures attract fish?
If you want to stand out, go for lures in bright greens and yellows, which will really stand out. Red Water. In red water, red, orange and yellow lures might actually get brighter or lighter in shade while blues and greens turn dark. So to catch a fish’s attention, opt for red, orange, or yellow.