Ive been playing bass for about 14 years now. Ive only been playing with my fingers for the last 2 years. As Ive gotten more comfortable with playing with my fingers, Ive notice a clicky sound when I start hitting the strings a little harder. I only do it on my E and A strings. It sounds like im hitting the string to hard and its clicking off my fret board. I tried raising the action on my bass, and it did help some, but I still do it sometimes. Ive been playing with Heavy Guage strings since I started playing, would it help if I changed to a lighter guage string? Do I just need to learn to stop fingering my strings to hard? My music ministry has started recording lately, and I notice the clicking sound coming through, and it really sounds stupid. Any advice you can give me on getting rid of this "clicky sound" would be greatly appreciated.