When targeting muskie in clear water conditions, stick to high retrieve speed lures such as bucktails, soft plastic jerk baits, and crankbaits. The best lures colors for clear water musky include black, white, and gold.
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When fishing for musky in murky water, go with lures that produce a lot of sound and vibration. Topwater lures, wobbling crankbaits, and double-bladed bucktails all work great in such conditions. When it comes to lure colors, both white, chartreuse, and black have proven most successful.
Crappie fishing in clear water is super fun and can produce impressive results. If you stick to white, chartreuse, and red jigs, inline spinners, or spinnerbaits, you’ll be sure to hook up with some great slabs.
Knowing how to catch crappie in muddy water comes down to lure and bait selection. Going with minnows on the natural side and black and chartreuse colors when going artificial will put you in the best possible position to catch crappie in muddy water.
Walleye fishing in clear water works best in poorer light conditions and close to underwater structures. Purple, silver, chrome, or white crankbaits, spinner rigs, and jigs are your top picks for this kind of fishing.
As there is low visibility in muddy water conditions, you should use lures that make noise and produce a lot of vibrations. When it comes to lure colors, chartreuse, orange, and purple have proven highly effective in catching murky water walleye.