• RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
JigginIsLife

Underwater LED

Recommended Posts

JigginIsLife

I was looking through the new cabelas catalog and noticed a new item. an underwater stick led. its boyant so you can add split shots to it and make it sink and be able to pull it up when your done. its theory behind it is light attract micro-organisms which brings bait fish which inturn brings the fish... anyone have any expirenece with these things. i would immagine it would work better on the ice but do they actually work.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fisherking01

you should check regulations, as most artificial light is illegal for taking fish in MN. It is in fact illegal to submerge artificial light for this. Some states allow it, some not.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CrappieAttitude

I would say that they would probably work...However I am not sure how LEGAL they would be.

CA

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Deitz Dittrich

As the 2 above posts state, I am pretty sure this is not legal in our state. The reason it would be in the Cabelas catalog is they sell to the nation, not just us. Before you buy, give the regs a good check.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CrappieAttitude

According to page 10 of the MN fishing regulations...

Using an artificial light to lure or attract fish, or to see fish when spearing is unlawful. Exception: While angling, a person may affix to the end of a fishing line a lighted artificial bait with hooks attached. Any battery that is used in lighted fishing lures cannot contain any intentionally introduced mercury.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AaronM

So it seems the LED lights are a no-go for Minnesota. Here's my question, my great uncles used to build bon fires along the shores of local rivers at night to attract bullheads. What would the legality of that be?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
RobertELee

Your using it for warmth....I see no harm in that wink.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CrappieAttitude

Quote:

So it seems the LED lights are a no-go for Minnesota. Here's my question, my great uncles used to build bon fires along the shores of local rivers at night to attract bullheads. What would the legality of that be?


I'm am sure that there are a lot of fishing techniques that the "old timers" used that were productive, but we can't live in the past. We need to follow the rules of the present.

I guess the fire could be argued either way, but if it was on shore and happend to keep them warm and brought about the curiosity in the bullheads, I guess there wouldn't be a way to say that it was illegal.

CA

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Scott K

And who is going to miss a few bullheads anyway! grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • pikeandchester
      Drove by Elysian on my way home this afternoon. Shoreline didn’t appear to be pulling away, view from the highway for what it’s worth. 
    • pikeandchester
      Got the property surveyed today. Originally plotted back in 1968 and sure enough there where metal pipes marking 3 of the corners but who knows how long it would have taken me to find them. They placed a monument on the missing corner. Hopefully this warm weather sticks around, need to remove some trees and get the wheel house moved in. Thanks everyone for your responses!
    • leech~~
      Was out on the lake today. Easy 24-26" inches of hard ice yet.
    • pikeandchester
      Drove around the entire lake today. From the road it looks like the warm weather has melted most of the snow. Only saw about a half dozen people fishing. Ice isn’t pulling away from shore yet. Stopped at the Borden access and walked out a bit, kicked myself for not bringing the fishing equipment, easy travel out there. 
    • eyeguy 54
      interesting day fishing on 30 inches and 60 degrees out   no monsters but got a very round hybrid and some rock bass with neat eyes. 
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Tomorrow I'll post a fish pic. I hope.
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Plastic PC is 3/4 x2 x3.5. Drilled shallow holes on the transom side for the adhesive to cling to. Pretty solid. Time will tell
    • Alex wilhelmi
    • Tom Sawyer
      No shutoff needed. Take a photo of how you mounted your transducer Alex.
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Actually when I store the boat I take the unit off as well. Is it ok to have the power line just hanging out? Do I need a shut off switch?