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Favorite Marker Buoy

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Thinking about getting a couple of marker buoys. What do you guys like? I think I want some that are not highly visable so they don't attract other boats.

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Cabelas has some nice ones that lay flat and stack nicely. They also dont unravel easily in the waves. Best Buoy Marker Buoys Two-Pack $9.99

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They also use to sell a seagull marker. Who would ever think a little birdie would mark a fishing spot:) I have spray painted the orange markers a darker color.

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Old film containers.

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I use an old duck decoy which the dog chewed on the head a bit, painted it white with 30 feet of cord and an old engine part/bearing/whatever tied on the end. Boats just whiz on by and I fish alot on Ottertail, where its just plain stupid to use a real marker.

fish on

tc

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I like mermaids.. grin.gif

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The Fisherman's Marker is available in three different colors: white, lime green and black. They are packaged individually or in a 3-pack (one of each color selection).

2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 3/8"

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* Pocket Size

* Easy to Use

* Space Saver

* Easily Accessible

* Mark Areas Efficiently

* American made, durable with UV stabilizer to prevent color fading.

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Another advantage is that the Fisherman's Marker can be a wonderful source of advertising or promotional incentive product since they can be engraved to reflect company logos, fishing promotions or tournaments and their sponsors.

Just a new product I wanted to share. I believe there only available thru there website.

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prior to gps, I used a 10" piece of 2X4.

it is dark, hard to see beyond 50'.

few people have 'picked off' my markers.

:-)

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These look pretty good. I like the black color.

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I'll second the Fisherman's Marker. I used them a few years ago before I got my GPS. A great little marker that is difficult for others passing by to see.

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I just look for all the other boats and head for them grin.gif.

Honestly, waypoint #57 is the all around best this time of year.

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