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How many lines with one flasher can you or should you fish?

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Hello all..
I just bought a new Marcum lx-3 and how many holes can I expect to fish with that thing? I went out with a buddy and we were each fishing 2 lines. I have a 7"auger so we drilled 5 holes and used the middle hole to read both the two inner holes while we were jigging. Sometimes it seems like too much showing up on the flasher so after adjusting the gain things looked better.
Just wondering what other people do...

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i only like to have one line showing up on the vex. if there are 2 or more i start to go nuts. in a house i try to have my vex as far away from the other lines as possible then i can usually put the gain to 0 to block them out.

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I like to do exactly what Pig-sticka said- one line per vex. Yep, you can definitely fish multiple flashers in the same house. Just play with your IR and see what works best for you and the other flasher.
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The last two times I have been out fishing we have had a fl-8, fl-18, and two lx-3 all in the same 8 by 12 house and you do get a little interference, but it's just a few quick lines flashing once in a while. Technology is pretty awesome!!!!!!!!

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I always fish two holes on one vex. It's easy to tell which lure the fish is going to by keeping the right side lure up higher than the left or vice versa. It's pretty easy when you get used to doing it. Works better in deeper water for me. Up shallow, too much return and things get distorted...2 vexes in the same house? Could be trouble!....Only room for one in mine anyway.........T

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I fish 2 lines with my vex all of the time. Granted, if you are fishing less than 20 feet deep your holes need to be pretty close, but it works great in deeper water. I typically jig with one rod, and fish a live minnow on a plain hook and small splitshot on the other. I adjust the vex so I get a occasional green line from the minnow, and leave it there. Once in a while I lift both of my lines to make sure that everything "moves". I can't imagine fishing more than 2 lines though...

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