Originally Posted by von behr
If you're going that direction, go all the way and get platinum. After all, fish are attracted to shiny objects. Just remember to wear a good pair of shades when you're out there.
Years ago I remember watching a guy casting a rod with a very shinny reel and every time he made a casting move the sun caught it just right and it flashed bright as if he was throwing bolts of lightening across the water.
And I could see this from 1/4 mile away.
It was not very stealthy. I don't think that he caught anything