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    This would be ideal for surfcasting and rock hopping

    Would make it easier to locate areas where you could get snagged up and water depths to make sure you are not casting into shallow water

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    Not sure i'd secure it to my line when baited. Maybe do some recce casts first to sound out the spot.
    Then take it off once sorted, $80 is a bit to leave attached to your tackle especially off rocks where the wild ones are.

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    Oh yeah I would never have a baited trace attached to it I have an old 12 footer that I could just chuck a shitty warehouse reel on and use that to cast out and retrieve slowly to get readings on depth and ground structures. It would be a while before I would get one as I still have a loose end to tidy up before I can go treating myself to any toys such as this. I was looking at the humminbird smartcast but for the dollars you pay when the battery in the transducer dies you have to buy a whole new transducer this one just takes a CR2025 battery in a water tight compartment so atleast you can change out batteries when they go flat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hunter308 View Post
    Oh yeah I would never have a baited trace attached to it I have an old 12 footer that I could just chuck a shitty warehouse reel on and use that to cast out and retrieve slowly to get readings on depth and ground structures. It would be a while before I would get one as I still have a loose end to tidy up before I can go treating myself to any toys such as this. I was looking at the humminbird smartcast but for the dollars you pay when the battery in the transducer dies you have to buy a whole new transducer this one just takes a CR2025 battery in a water tight compartment so atleast you can change out batteries when they go flat.
    Cool, would be a handy little gadget.

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    Shallow water is where its at when rock hopping

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    Not to mention all the sinkers left behind at low tide to be "harvested"

 

 

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