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just wondering if anyone has one? wondering if what they think about them? Because I might pick one up before the year is over.

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Fish'n guy

I have one and liked it alot until the piece of crap quite working for some odd reason and I am too lazy to get it fixed, but I will have it working by the end of the year. The nice thing about an Aqua view is that it not only shows you how the fish are reacting to your presentation it also helps you to determine the bottom composition when you are searching for fish. When I am looking for perch on the flats I can find the areas where sand meets gravel and then I know that the perch or (Walleye) are near by so that i can start punching whole in that are, it helps me to find where the green weeds or pockets int the green weeds are when I am looking for pike or BULL GILLS!!! I am also able to Identify the species of fish that are down my whole that my vexilar won't tell me. A vexilar is still my favorite tool for searching but having a aqua-view diffinately makes it much easier. It is also fun just to watch the fish come in and chomp on your lure. Every once in a while a pike will hit the camera like a sucker minnow and man that is SWEET to watch!!! anyway I am glad that you brought this up because I am now for sur going to send my camera in to get fixed. GOOD FISHIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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FishManJake

I've had an AquaVu for a couple years and it is good for structure identification, fish species identification, helps you understand the fish reaction to your presentation. It can be frustrating watching fish swim up to your lure and just look at it or swim right by especially when it's a nice 'eye or big crappie. One downer with the camera is that it doesn't have much range in the dark, even with the infrared lights on.

If I had too choose between a underwater camera or vexilar I would buy the vexilar first though.

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