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Flasher for anchoring up point- Boats

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#1 DamonA


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:21 PM

I am set up one of these -sundance teaser http://www.boonebait...x&cPath=507_511 - to hang under the boat at 5M. It is set off the bouy on the jesus christ line off the rear quarter bollard/railing- thus increase the overall area of "boat awareness", very handy on new sites for coming immediately back to the boat position, without using expensive sonic transmitters/receivers.


It will aid in finding the boat position as the light carries well at that hieght in the water column in good viz , without having to look up so much, do safety stops and also provide a snap position to fasten camera for easier retrieval. Having a bungee cord attached to the flasher to be a shock absorber for any wave motion for the camera snap clip.


Also it will attact pelagic fish as a bonus.


Hope some find this idea useful.





#2 Aussiebyron


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Posted 02 May 2013 - 11:15 PM

I dont see the point Damon. The light carries well only in good vis. Bad vis makes it useless.  I would never fasten my camera to a line.


I will just stick to coming to the surface and swimming back to the boat or have the boat come and pick me up and handing my camera to a decky.


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