Photon Lures Technology
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What Makes These Lures Work?
like having a tackle box full of colors in each lure. UGLI-Tech glow-in-the-dark
additives enable your lures to automatically adjust their color and
brightness to changing water conditions. In bright clear water, the
lures daylight colors are visible. As the water gets darker, UGLI-Tech lures
get brighter and glow fully visible even in total darkness. UGLI-Tech is
charged by UV light. UV light is found in sun light, fluorescent, and
black lights popular for night fishing. When fishing on a bright sunny
day, the lure will get charged up every time it is cast and exposed
to the sun. The UGLI-Tech glow kicks in as the lure enters
shadows or dives deeper into the darker water giving predators something
new to lock onto and attack.
|Lunker Calling Colors
if these lures didnt incorporate UGLI-Tech glow-in-the-dark
technology they would be great looking lures. These proven fish catching
patterns and colors are the foundation upon which Photon Lures are built.
When fishing ultra-clear water on bright days, the lure's foundation colors
will call come
and get it.
|Bulging 3D Eyes
Predators key in on the eyes of their prey. Locating a prey fishs eyes allows
the predator to sneak up on the unsuspecting fish from the back side. Other manufacturers
talk about 3D eyes but by comparison theirs are flat little dots. Our Bulging
Eyes utilize UGLI-Tech giving even finicky feeding walleye and bass
a tempting target to attack.
Sight, Sound, and Action! These are the
three must haves to create a lure that attracts and consistently catches
fish. We've talked about the sight factor UGLI-Tech glow
colors and killer
patterns. What about sound? In addition to their tempting visual appeal,
Photon Lures have ((( loud ))) internal rattles to
catch a fish's attention through his lateral line even before he has seen the
Fish eat fish. Hey,
and it didn't take us years of research to figure that one out. So,
the fish saw the lure (sight) and she heard the lure (sound) but does it look
like a fish? Fish will strike a lure for several reasons. Sometimes it is because
the lure looks aggressive and it triggers an aggression strike from the predator
where the fish will just inhale the lure. At other times, a predator will track
a lure until it gets extremely close and then just sort of sip it in. We aren't
about to tell you that there is one and only one action that will cause fish
to strike. All we will tell you is that fish (big fish) do hit these lures
in all water conditions - clear, stained, warm, cold, light, dark,... Our initial
Spring 03 Lures have a wide wobble that works well in a lot of summer,
night, and fall conditions. Yes, we will be introducing lures with other actions
because we know that at times part of matching the hatch is matching the actionthat
the fish are looking for and feeding on.
Fishing can be tough on lures. Rocks, big fish hits, and banging against underwater
structure all can take a toll on your lures. Photon Lures have an extremely
hard and durable epoxy overcoat helping to keep your lures looking great longer.
The overcoat is specially formulated so that it will not react with your plastic
Strong, high quality
treble hooks insure more hookups. Our standard hooks are rust resistant great
performers. We know that some of you out there pretty fanatical about your
treble hooks. If you have a custom hook preference let us know and we can
custom rig your lures. We can tournament-upgrade your lures
to VMC, Owner, Mustad, Excalibur, or Gamakatsu hooks.
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Make Your Photon Lures Glow
Photon Lures charge quickly.
Each lure contains luminous additives that will glow for hours after exposure to light.
Choosing the Best Charging Light
Most kinds of light can be used to charge your lures but some lights work better
than others. The lures glow after being exposed to ultraviolet light (UV
light). Most lights put off UV rays but some lights are better than others.
Incandescent lights and many LED lights have very little UV output. Fluorescent
lamps are good, black lights are better, and sun light the best.
UV light is not visible to the human eye but can be hazardous
to your health. Never shine a UV light directly in your eyes
and always keep out of reach of children.
No need to charge during the day (Give Your Lure a Sun Tan)
Anytime that you need sunscreen your Photon Lures are automatically getting
charged. Sunlight is an excellent source of UV rays. Every time that you
bring the lure up out of the water to make a cast it will get exposed to
the sunlight keeping the lure charged all day long without you having to
do anything other than fish. Even on overcast days your Photon Lures will
receive plenty of UV rays. Standing in the bright sunlight you may not see
the glow but every time your lure enters a shady area or dives through the
water the Fish will see the glow.
Glow in the Day?
Why do I need a fishing lure that glows on a bright sunny day? Dive down ten
feet in your favorite lake, take a look around, and you will quickly see what
a glow lure can do for your fish catching. Water gets dark quick! Even in
clear water it gets dark quickly as you go down even a few feet. Many traditional
lures use metal blades to create a flash of light from what little light
is available. Photon Lures create their own light, and flash, as the lure
enters and leaves shaded areas.
Fish find structure
Bright days create shadows. Overhanging trees and steep banks cast shadows onto
the water. Underwater structure such as rocks, trees, and brush also create
shadows. Fish seek structure and shadows. Big predator fish seek these shadowy
areas to ambush unsuspecting prey fish as they swim by. As your Photon Lure
enters and leaves these areas of varying light they automatically adjust color,
brightness, and they glow to entice vicious reaction strikes.
A black light is absolutely the best way to charge your Photon Lures when night
fishing. Black lights are an essential part of any fishermans night
fishing arsenal. These lights make your fishing line glow an
iridescent blue so that you can see the line move when you are getting a
bite. Black lights also help to illuminate the bank to aid in casting and
avoiding catching trees and rocks.
Black Light Charging
To charge your Photon Lure at night, place the lure up to the black light for
10-30 seconds and then enjoy fishing.
Another plus when using black lights is that they will not mess up your night
vision the way white light will. When someone turns on a white light at night
it takes several minutes for your eyes to adjust before you can see in the
dark again. Black light doesnt bother night vision nearly as much.
If you really want to save your night vision, keep the black light pointed
away form the boat towards the bank (or fishing area) and use a red light
inside the boat to see what you are doing. Red light bothers your night vision
least of all. Use a red bulb in your flash light, one of those red LED lights,
or put red cellophane wrap over your flash light. My personal favorite is
a red LED head lamp that fits over my hat allowing me hands free operation
when Im looking through the tackle box, tying a knot, or landing a
The Glow Fades
Immediately after charging your lure it will appear very bright (some of the
green glows are bright enough to read by!). After several minutes, you may
notice the glow fading. While you can go back and give your lure a quick
charge, some fishermen report that lures work even better after the first
intense glow fades a little bit.
Fullmoon and new moon nights can be great times to go night fishing. Photon
Lures have advanced glow in the dark technology that allows lures to be seen
and attacked by prowling lunkers with or without moonlight. Black lures are
often a great choice for full moon nights because the blackness of the lure
contrasts with the dimly lit moonlight surroundings. Our GlowDark is a black
lure with bright silver trim and an UGLI-Tech extreme glow rim that makes
it look like someone is shining a flash light behind the lure even on nights
with little moonlight or on overcast nights.