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Good god can we get any more lazy? I can see this for a cam cable, but 2 feet of ducer cable! :crazy:

 

Reg. $179.99 Comes with 2 remotes.

By the time I dug the remote out of my coat I would be at the next hole by then, if I didn't drop the dang thing down the hole! :lol:

 

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Sign me up for one of these!  I prefer to think of myself as more practical than lazy.  Even if its a slow day and you only catch 100 fish that dang cord is constantly getting the line wrapped around it and it drives me nuts.  The other thing that drives me nuts is dealing with all the extra dangling cord when hole hopping or packing to move from 1 area to the next. Especially on 30" of ice all that extra cord has a mind of its own.

 

It's not practical to drill 2 holes for every hole you fish when the ice is thick and you are already drilling 100+ holes in a day.

 

Call me lazy if you want but this looks like a great solution for those of us who move around constantly and catch a lot of fish.  

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If you set your ducer to the right height you don't have nearly the trouble if it's hanging down below the ice too much... I don't think they'll sell many of those. 

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I fall for just about every new gimmick but I didn't fall for Color C Lector and I aint fallin for this overpriced toy.

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On 3/18/2017 at 10:30 PM, Mad Mulcher said:

Sign me up for one of these!  I prefer to think of myself as more practical than lazy.  Even if its a slow day and you only catch 100 fish that dang cord is constantly getting the line wrapped around it and it drives me nuts.  The other thing that drives me nuts is dealing with all the extra dangling cord when hole hopping or packing to move from 1 area to the next. Especially on 30" of ice all that extra cord has a mind of its own.

 

It's not practical to drill 2 holes for every hole you fish when the ice is thick and you are already drilling 100+ holes in a day.

 

Call me lazy if you want but this looks like a great solution for those of us who move around constantly and catch a lot of fish.  

 

I've never understood when people say this.  Is it possible, absolutely, but for an 8 hour day, with no breaks, you are starting a hole every 4.8 minutes.  So with drill time and getting your line in the water you are fishing each hole for under 4 minutes on average and this is assuming there is no time spent moving around.

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9 hours ago, nxtgeneration said:

 

I've never understood when people say this.  Is it possible, absolutely, but for an 8 hour day, with no breaks, you are starting a hole every 4.8 minutes.  So with drill time and getting your line in the water you are fishing each hole for under 4 minutes on average and this is assuming there is no time spent moving around.

Here is how the math works out on the 100 holes per day.  First off, not every hole gets fished.  Secondly, I am not just drilling holes for myself.  When I am with my kids or an older person or fishing partners who don't understand where the holes need to located on a particular area I might drill all the holes for 4 people to hole hop.  Thirdly, ice thickness plays a roll.  I will drill many more holes in a day on 16" of ice than 30".  I know this may be hard for some to understand but some people really truly actually will drill 100 holes in a day. 

On ‎3‎/‎21‎/‎2017 at 11:17 AM, DLD24 said:

I wanna see what happens when your out hole hopping in the extreme cold and the water on the spool becomes a block of ice haha.

I am a very crafty ice fisherman who has adapted to extreme cold weather by using a portable "flip over" shelter and propane heater to keep myself warm and my equipment from icing up.  Yes, even when hole hopping.  That's why they call it a portable.  Haha.  

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i have seen more useless products succeed, but I can't see a practical use for this thing. I do agree with the icing aspect as well as the battery life. U better have a option to free spool this. 

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13 hours ago, Mad Mulcher said:

I am a very crafty ice fisherman who has adapted to extreme cold weather by using a portable "flip over" shelter and propane heater to keep myself warm and my equipment from icing up.  Yes, even when hole hopping.  That's why they call it a portable.  Haha.  

I was referring to the spool for the ez ducer icing up not your spools on your rods...

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On ‎3‎/‎27‎/‎2017 at 9:03 AM, DLD24 said:

I was referring to the spool for the ez ducer icing up not your spools on your rods...

So was I.  When I say "my equipment" won't be freezing up when I am hole hopping with the aid of my toasty warm Otter cottage, part of my equipment that won't be freezing up would be the ez ducer...   

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