Color Matters

by Brian Sak

Walk into the soft plastics section of a well-stocked tackle shop and the importance of knowing what you want quickly becomes apparent. There are hundreds of color choices available, with baits ranging from single solid hues to those with multi-tone translucent bodies and different color tails. To add even more variety to the mix, manufacturers often add from one to several colors of flashy flake to the plastic.

Because there's a limit to the amount of gear that we can carry...