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red or blue light?

Unread postby muddy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:49 am

Which color of light do deer not see as well? Red or blue? Just found out my current light actually has color filters and plan to use them if they help.

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Re: red or blue light?

Unread postby Mountain Man » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:08 am

I believe they don't see the red end of the spectrum.
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Re: red or blue light?

Unread postby GRFox » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:19 am

Red. I have been using a red light all season and it's great. It isn't easy to see from a distance by deer or people for that matter which is good in my real suburban spots.

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Re: red or blue light?

Unread postby Brad » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:59 am

Red, they see blue the best. I use green myself, I imagine they see that well too.
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Re: red or blue light?

Unread postby Liberty-Hunt » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:31 pm

Brad Lamont wrote:Red, they see blue the best. I use green myself, I imagine they see that well too.


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Ungulates have two kinds of cones that captures the light at the inside of their cornea, long and medium frequencies (blue and green), compared to humans who have three, more short (red).
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Re: red or blue light?

Unread postby RaisedByWolves » Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:27 am

Red....blue is to help find blood
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