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sclaffy

I just bought a under water camera called fish tv I payed 100.00 just wanted to see if people have one and how dose it work

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walleyeslayer18

i have one but its not like the expensive ones and it works fine. mine doesnt have a light on it so once the sun goes down i cant see anything. other than that it works fine!

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Team Otter

sclaffy,

Welcome aboard! Enjoy your new purchase.

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WFW

Sclaffy, It sounds fishy. $100? If your wife gets a $1900 vacuum, can't you buy nicer equipment?

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JigginIsLife

Camera's are alright, especially if you know exactly where you want to be, and this can set you ON TOP of structure. I have on of the first versions of the aqua view scout, and the ligts on it dont work for crap anyways so its not a big deal.

The fish TV i have looked at a little bit, and if its a camera you want then you got one. i am not sure on durability, and I say this becuase the gauge on the wire down the hole seems a little smaller than on other camera's. as long as you take care of your equipment i dont see why you wouldnt get some good years out of this. but becuase this product is new this year, i havent heard much on how well it works.

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Scott K

A friend of mine bought one, we put it down the hole its a camera! The water was very cloudy, and I never used a different camera at this lake to compare it to. But I think it will work.

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wishing for walleyes

I bought a camera on ebay for $67 shipped.It works better then my vista cam i bought a few years back for $400.Buddy i fish with has a marcum 350.It is just as good as his marcum.The camera has a 7 inch monitor with adjustable infra red.We watched a northern nail his salmo chubby darter this morning.We also watched little perch and sunnies looking at our lures.

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Team Otter

Lots of Salmo talk out of you from down there... grin.gif

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wishing for walleyes

Gotta love the salmos.They are working really good.

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Team Otter

Any #3 Darters in the box? They are AWESOME!

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wishing for walleyes

Several 3,4&5`s.Lots of glows.

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Team Otter

I've stuck to the "no-glow" versions so far. When it's "glow" I'm after, I'm using a Buckshot Spoon. However, I'm willing to slowly convert. grin.gif Nice to hear you're happy with the products.

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