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Go with whatever is most visible to other vessels IMHO...when I'm paddling I want people to be able to see me...and when I'm boating I want to be able to see paddlers...
 

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If it were me, I'd be choosing colors that resemble the water color, especially if I am sight fishing from it. I don't want the fish to see me, nor other people. But that is considering you are not out in some rough heavy seas where you want people to see you. But if it's for inshore stuff, then go stealth. It makes a difference.
 

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I don't want the fish to see me, nor other people.
The fish are going to feel you before they're going to see you.

And you definitely want boats to see you in the upper bay...else some jack off in a tunnel skiff may run close to you while skating through the skinny stuff. ;)
 

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Regardless of the color you want someone like Lemay or Backwater doing the hard work of putting you in the right position to make the cast which makes the difference. I was always a lone fishermen and even when I thought I new what I was doing I still missed a lot of shots as the fish played their game not mine. Your boat color should be what you like because even in the skinny you have to be in the proper position to make a shot. The fish at 50+ aren't aware of your boat unless you are doing it wrong.
Could be I'm full of it, but that's my experience
 
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