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Does color really matter with muskie baits?

Steve Heiting briefly admires a giant muskie caught during a week when the fish demanded a bucktail with a combination of silver and black-nickel blades, and a black holoform skirt. Any other color combination was ignored. (Photo by Kevin Schmidt)

The term “every color of the rainbow” doesn’t apply to fishing lures, especially those designed for muskies. Lure manufacturers today offer far more options than even Mother Nature ever dreamed. A skeptic may say wild colors are simply an attempt to sell more lures, but an angler with a hot lure would argue otherwise. And a newcomer to the sport may find it all very confusing.
So, does lure color really matter?

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