Bait Colors - Will the Slam Shady Bait Color Work in Dark Water?

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Today I’m fishing a Z-Man Diezel MinnowZ paddle tail in Salt Strong’s Slam Shady color pattern. So will Salt Strong’s “Slam Shady” put more fish in the boat?

As you know I’m evaluating Z-Man Paddle Tails with the idea that they will replace my current confidence bait, DOA Figi Chix Paddle Tail. One element for soft plastics we have to care about is bait color. The typical theory behind bait colors is that you fish darker colors in darker water, and conversely, lighter colors in clear water. Well, the guys over at Salt Strong came up with a bait color pattern that is supposed to work in almost all situations. They call it the Slam Shady color pattern, and in a partnership with Z-Man, it’s one of the color patterns for the Z-Man Diezel MinnowZ paddle tail.

The typical theory behind bait colors is that you fish darker colors in darker water, and conversely, lighter colors in clear water.

Today I’m going to put that theory to the test by fishing the Slam Shady color pattern in dark water and see how it works out. Let’s go see what we can catch!

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Tight lines everyone! Enjoy the video! And by all means, "Fish On!"

~Kayak Fishing Addict

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April 04, 2021
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