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Jordyn Kaufer

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Are underwater camera worth the buy?

I found a good deal on one and i am wondering if i should get it or not....

i have a vex already but i think itd be a good addition to my ice fishing arsenal.

but do they spook the fish when you put one down>>??

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I haven't seen the camera spook any fish. In fact I have had fish swim right up to the camera and actually hit the camera. The camera is a great tool to see the structure or how the fish are reacting to your presentation. It can be a little cumbersome if you have a lot of toys down the holes, but it makes fishing fun. I usually will drill an extra hole just for the camera and see what is swimming around. I have a Aqua-Vu Scout and it works well. I am probably going to sell it and pick up a Marcum. I want the control with the camera to tell it when to stop without having to buy a pod for the Aqua-Vu. Plus the Marcum picture is better than the Scout.

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I've found that if you're in a permanent shack they're great, but when I'm using my portable they aren't worth the trouble. That and they can be mesmerizing to the point where you just don't move around enough.

But they are neat. laugh

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My buddy was watching his camera so intently one day that I had to tell him when his float went down. I will have my camera down, but I usually don't turn it on until I see something come in on my flasher. I find that it helps me to find what type of presentation the fish want at a certain time.

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I was marking fish on the MarCum last winter but couldn't get them to bite. I dropped the Aqua Vu down and caught some, they were spitting out my jig and I was missing them. No doubt had I not used my cam, I woulda missed all of them. So yes, worth the money

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how do you get your camera to aim in the direction you want it to? I have a weighted tripod that I have that will sit on the bittom if it is flat but I find it hard to "aim" the camera in the intended direction

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how do you get your camera to aim in the direction you want it to? I have a weighted tripod that I have that will sit on the bittom if it is flat but I find it hard to "aim" the camera in the intended direction

I quit trying to use my tripod. I now "downview" only which is running the cord through the back plastic fin and looking straight down at the jig.

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