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What are some good lures for stripers at night in the bay?

I use topwater in low light hours but never had any luck in pure darkness. The only lures I have had any luck on in the dark are paddletails.

Any other good choices?
 

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Look for lights shining on the water and fish the line where the light meets the shadow. Sassy shads work well. I bet a rattletrap-style lure would also work (sound!). I have some 11" Power Bait Eels that only seem to catch at night.

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Look for lights shining on the water and fish the line where the light meets the shadow. Sassy shads work well. I bet a rattletrap-style lure would also work (sound!).

Mike
I second the whole lighted pier thing. Shadow lines definitely act as structure, and this also applies to daylight hours when the sun casts shadows from piers, trees, etc. Good luck!
 

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I fish white plastic under lights and black plastic without light. The fish see the black silhouette well at night.
 

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I like a7"cotton Cordel Redfin.Black They are hard to find.I painted some. Now the way to fish it. Cast out retreive it slow so it stays on top and makes a wake on retreive.
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I would think a Creek Chub 'Pikey' type metal lipped lure would also work retrieved in a similar fashion. (Another olde school lure)
 

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Although I don't fish for stripers @ night I would think that a black jitterburg, in the appropriate size, should work....bass & muskies kinda like em.
 

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Banana creek chub under the light, 3" won't sink too fast. They sink slow and a little twitch works in the relatively shallow waters.
 
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