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#1 Phone

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 12:46 AM

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Not often something genuinely new comes along in sport fishing.  Today I saw this device in action.  No such thing as a "level playing field" anymore.

 

It was very cold at the river this morning and I only stayed a few minutes.  That was plenty long enough to watch this amazing device in action. 

 

Fish no longer have a chance.  Furthermore anglers have no reason to learn watercraft.  I'm old I know.  This is a sad day for serious competitive angling.

 

  http://www.powervisi...v/powerray.html

 

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 09:53 AM

All,
 
Not often something genuinely new comes along in sport fishing.  Today I saw this device in action.  No such thing as a "level playing field" anymore.
 
It was very cold at the river this morning and I only stayed a few minutes.  That was plenty long enough to watch this amazing device in action. 
 
Fish no longer have a chance.  Furthermore anglers have no reason to learn watercraft.  I'm old I know.  This is a sad day for serious competitive angling.
 
  http://www.powervisi...v/powerray.html
 
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Theres little difference to our bait boats except it can dive for close ups ,note the trailing aerial (if its one or perhaps a control line?) As wireless is hopeless under water.
Looks good though some thing for the bivvy boys to lose in the snags but under water so harder to find

I think though for general underwater exploration a great thing ,i once visited a house with a lake with a 6ft window in the side of it and it was enthralling ,nowadays you could get bigger windows i expect
I think the russians would snap them up looking for tanks in lakes it certainly beats getting sore arms throwing magnets

Not sure what you mean by competitive angling ? Do you mean matches ?(i find angling far from competitive ) in that case they could simply not be allowed as unfair to matchmen who dont posses them.
Our matchmen have any feature at all in the pond removed incase it gives an advantage why they wreck a pond when they can simply not use the swim with it in is beyond me!

PS on spotting the thread i thought you had posted in the wrong section and it was referring to a country and western singer or boxer

A bit nippy yesterday in the field detecting yesterday i thought about putting a long sleeved t shirt on lol

Edited by chesters1, 11 November 2017 - 10:07 AM.

Believe NOTHING anyones says or writes unless you witness  it yourself and even then your eyes can deceive you

 

There is only one opinion i listen to ,its mine and its ALWAYS right even when its wrong

 

Its far easier to curse the darkness than light one candle

 

Whitby scallops caught by scottish boats best that money can buy,the nearer the shore they're dredged the better they taste


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 02:42 PM

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Minus 6 C. here.  I guess I am just "anti-technology" when it comes to angling for sport.  Or for that matter any "sport".

  I once paid $300 for a license to shoot a buffalo.  When I arrived the method sent me home.  At about 200 yards armored jeep pulled a buffalo across in front of the shooting stand.  The "sportsmen" waiting their turn were all keeping "warm" with adult libations and guns big enough to sink the Queen Mary.

 

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 05:52 PM

Chesters1,
 
Minus 6 C. here.  I guess I am just "anti-technology" when it comes to angling for sport.  Or for that matter any "sport".
  I once paid $300 for a license to shoot a buffalo.  When I arrived the method sent me home.  At about 200 yards armored jeep pulled a buffalo across in front of the shooting stand.  The "sportsmen" waiting their turn were all keeping "warm" with adult libations and guns big enough to sink the Queen Mary.
 
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Your just aging Mr Bush in the early 50's a fixed spool reel was considered cheating and by some probably the work of the devil despite it being around for decades ,generally though IMHO people who want things banned probably cannot justify paying for them lol

I dont have a car so why not ban them?

I too havee seen your tough hunting folks gaily yee hawing and laughing putting arrows through a tethered sheep ,its not the hunt thing even us limeys see as hunting ,its not actually mano a mano with a degree of peril for the hunter .
I dont see anything at all wrong if its saving your family from starving but the 'hunters' in question could have eaten a whole sheep each ten minutes before going by their girth.
If you going to kill something do it for a reason better than fun!

Edited by chesters1, 11 November 2017 - 05:59 PM.

Believe NOTHING anyones says or writes unless you witness  it yourself and even then your eyes can deceive you

 

There is only one opinion i listen to ,its mine and its ALWAYS right even when its wrong

 

Its far easier to curse the darkness than light one candle

 

Whitby scallops caught by scottish boats best that money can buy,the nearer the shore they're dredged the better they taste