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Tinkhamtown

Camera saves the day??

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Tinkhamtown

Fished the southeast corner for 6 hours Sunday 2-18-07, windy and cold was the word. Caught 8 perch with three keepers. Once again my wife’s camera proved it isn’t the Dead Sea as we kept seeing fish all day with very few biters. Fish were almost always on the screen perch, walleyes, sucker, and white fish. High point of the days was when a large walleye swam up and around my wife’s bait just taking an extra good look. We threw every thing but the kitchen sink at them but it was hard getting them to bite. Guess you have to find something they haven’t seen before (Good luck) or just hit them when they are hungry. All equipment worked, I had lots of fun and enjoyed the outdoors.

I am still not sold on the camera though as it seemed like sitting a home watching the TV for 6 hours?

Tink

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federline

For me, the magic of the camera is (1) seeing fish react to movements of the lure/bait, (2) seeing the bottom structure firsthand, and (3) verifying fish are there. Downviewing is the only way to go on ice. For example: Sometimes a "Genz Pounding Action" will call in perch from everywhere, sometimes it doesn't. Seeing 10 perch come in at supersonic speed in response to a pounding jig always means "pound, then stop" and they hit it. Other times, just a setline with a wiggly minnow calls them in, and any jig movement stops them cold and sends them packing. Sometimes a rising jig triggers, other times, they just watch it float up. Sometimes, a falling jig sends them scattering, other times they attack it. Its these clues that the camera provides clarity for me on so I can adjust the lure, bait and presentation. Sure, I could see this in graphic code on the Lowrance, but SEEING it is priceless. Priceless for banner days, and skunk days - you learn something either way! It provides a lot of confidence in technique, enuff that you won't need the camera after you've seen the same movie a few times. smile.gif

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Shack

It seems fish are attracted to the camera. When i find

my self in a school of panfish, they even nibble at the

cam or peck at the cord. anyone else have this occur? smirk.gif

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crazyice

I have, I even had a pike try to "eat" mine, quite the view of a northern mouth from the inside!! Wish I could have recorded it somehow.

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I also had a similar incident. I had a big muskie on White Bear attempt to eat my MC2X camera about 5 minutes into the first use. That was scary, I thought I just wasted a bunch of money.

But yeah, the cameras are priceless when it comes to the amount of information you can obtain about the reactions of the fish to different presentations. I posted about a trip up to mille lacs a couple weeks ago and that day, I was able to pick and choose which fish to take. I got 8 jumbos for the day, good enough for me.

Tom

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Shack

I have a new nicon digital video/still's camara with imputs

and cables. I can hook up to outputs on back of water cam

and record. I will do this on my next milc. trip later this week and report my feed. going out right now to local crappie lake for a couple of hour. to dark for cam.

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