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Vexilar temp guage. Anybody seen one?

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Got it in an auction box.

Anybody seen one before?

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No I have never have seen one but my father in-law told me that they used to use one all the time back in the day he said it work great for ice fishing once you found water that was a certain temp (I don't remember what the magic number is) you would find fish.

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I just heard at the Portable Modification Get Together that it is a very useful tool especially for early ice outings.

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I have one!

Still in a nice leather waterproof case too.

It's called a Zonar.

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How old is it and how does work? It looks like it has a temperature probe on the weight, but what does the dial on the front do?

Pretty interesting gadget

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Basically you drop to desired depth. Then turn the dial until the needle is centered. The location of the dial at that point is the temp.

There is a "menu" that shows the best temp for species activity.

According to Vexilar, these have been out of production for more than 20 yrs. I remember playing with the one I have when I was younger than 10, and I'm 34 now.

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Thats an oldie.

I have something like that(Pro Catch). I use mine on Superior, Inland Stream and Lake Trout lakes. Will even break it out when hunting eyes.

What length lead does it have?

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Not sure, I havent stretched it out.

The cord is marked every foot with a black mark, but its not numbered.

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Dtro that is a really cool bug you have floating around in you r signature area. I almost slapped my monitor thinking the thing was on the monitor not in it laugh.gif

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