What color Senko should I use?

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby eastfisher » Sun Sep 23, 2007 6:47 pm

Try using something totally out of the ordinary. I've been expeirmenting this year. I make my own senkos and have been making alot of tri and quad colors. I have one thats a perch pattern thats been working deadly this season. I use white senkos with plastic dyes. Instead of buying alot of senkos that will not get used, make your own with a large bag of white ones and some dyes such as spike it dyes.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby angler96 » Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:36 am

tonym wrote:Green pumpkin w/ black flake is killer in green water.

x2. Thats one of the only colors i use when fishing greenish water like the mississippi.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby zodiak311 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:21 pm

Alexriver wrote:black with silver flake

x2 I also like Smoke with blue silver flakes as well
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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby Trooper46 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:10 am

eastfisher wrote:Try using something totally out of the ordinary. I've been expeirmenting this year. I make my own senkos and have been making alot of tri and quad colors. I have one thats a perch pattern thats been working deadly this season. I use white senkos with plastic dyes. Instead of buying alot of senkos that will not get used, make your own with a large bag of white ones and some dyes such as spike it dyes.


I might have to try this. I have two bags of white that have been sitting around for about a year now.

To the original post, my hot colors have been watermellon with red flakes and smoke with black and blue.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby gpoler » Wed May 04, 2011 9:02 am

yes watermelon with red flakes and black. also pumpkin or red whith green flakes.
many times new colors are the right choiche because fish has never seen them!
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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby trav » Sun Jun 26, 2011 9:15 pm

Between fishing in San Diego, central Illinois, and now southern Maryland, Baby Bass has been the color that produces the best for me. That and natural shad, Ive caught a lot of bass in ponds and lakes that didnt even have shad in it.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby nycgrip » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:11 am

Natural colors, greens, browns, blacks, blues.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby jbassc » Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:06 am

I would go with junebug or even a black and blue tip.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby Crackerjack » Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:31 am

I like to dip the tails in chartruse dippin dye

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby USA-RET » Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:16 am

Any color as long as it's blue -

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby QUAKEnSHAKE » Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:16 pm

BAMA BUG is the color that works in my green tinted lake. Its a "limited edition" but seems to be at DSG often grabbed 9 packs when they were 20% off.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby Scott F » Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:57 am

Senkos have to be seen to be eaten. I find that they are not always the best choice in low visibility situations. I'd go for a different bait that makes some noise.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby ipoppa33 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:44 pm

Lots of good suggestions, if I had to pick one color it would be black. Pick up a few colors and try them out.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby Nytron » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:23 pm

Scott F wrote:Senkos have to be seen to be eaten. I find that they are not always the best choice in low visibility situations. I'd go for a different bait that makes some noise.

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The best color that I've come across is Green Pumpkin/Black Flake.

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Re: What color Senko should I use?

Postby Teal101 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:18 am

I'd either go the natural route with watermelon or green pumpkin or try going for visibility with smoke/silver flake or black/blue. I havent had much success with Senkos on Moses Lake here in WA where the water is pea soup colored and vis is 6-8" as well. I prefer to use jigs or cranks.


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