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Spool Reel for Aqua Vu Cable in Boat?

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I got an Aqua Vu Scout 50 last Christmas and I got a chance to use it 3 or 4 times this past summer. I usually fish on a very clear lake and I wanted to find some structure and mark their locations on a GPS.

This next year I want to drop it down from time to time and see if I can identify some fish. Unfortunately it seems almost impossible to fish and hold depth with that cable at the same time. Has anyone come up with a good way of spooling the cable off the side of the boat? I'm thinking of mounting a small spool reel with a crank and locking nut (think smaller version of garden hose reel). Maybe also come up with a way to mount the monitor/battery to the side of the console. Just curious to see if anyone else has tried anything along these lines. Thanks

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Sounds like a good idea.. let me know what you come up with. Take picts..

I usually dont fish while working the camera.

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