Does the color of anchor rope matter?

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by Jay C, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2010
    Messages:
    5,955
    Likes Received:
    3,952
    Location:
    m-ville
    I. Think color is a personal preference thing,I use a blue and green braid rope but janes into purple and pink,so that's what she uses. both anchor the boat the same it's fly choice that seems to make the difference in catch results.
     
  2. skyrise

    skyrise Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2003
    Messages:
    971
    Likes Received:
    180
    Location:
    everett, wa.
    Ira & jwg nailed it. you want to know where your anchor line is at. +100 for braided, bright colored lines.
    if you fish or boat the salt water, it becomes clear right away why you want a line you can see in low light.
     
  3. generic

    generic Justified

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2010
    Messages:
    5,960
    Likes Received:
    2,210
    Does anchor rope color matter? What a stupid question!!!

    Of course it does!

    How else are you going to find it when you forget to tie the knot at the end ? !

    :p

    Other than that... I'd go for what Ira and jwg said. Nothings worse that having a fish wrap you rig up around the rope... and at close range! :eek:
     
  4. Jay C

    Jay C Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2008
    Messages:
    244
    Likes Received:
    125
    Location:
    Kenmore, Washington
    "Nothings worse that having a fish wrap you rig up around the rope... and at close range! :eek:"

    First I gotta catch them. :)
     
  5. Lue Taylor

    Lue Taylor Lue Taylor/dbfly

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2010
    Messages:
    1,481
    Likes Received:
    899
    Location:
    auburn,wa
    I guess it got to be complexing standing in Lowes, Home Depot, or West Marine wondering do the fish like Yellow, Blue, Black color anchor rope this is a subject for the Pros need to contact Brian & Phil.
     
  6. Steve Kokita

    Steve Kokita FISHON206

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2008
    Messages:
    1,812
    Likes Received:
    1,468
    Location:
    Burien, Washington
    I use big game heavy flourocarbon, doesn't scare the fish at all. Color of rope...come on, really??
     
    Jeff Dodd, Lue Taylor and timlind like this.