Originally Posted by JakeF
I don't think the fish mind either way.
That has been my experiance, but I'm a clean freak and like to thoughly clean my gear after a salt outing. Fresh water just gets the hose if needed. Everything gets an end of year power washing, tune up and fix up for the following year.
I even take a heat gun to smooth out any major scratches in the hull. I feel that it helps with a nicer glide, even if it's unnoticeable to me.