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David1877 posted 06-18-2007 05:11 PM ET (US)   Profile for David1877   Send Email to David1877  
This device provides water temp and troll speed at the dowrigger ball.

Any experiecne with this product?

Plotman posted 06-19-2007 10:17 AM ET (US)     Profile for Plotman  Send Email to Plotman     
go to and ask. A hard-core fishing oriented forum.
Royboy posted 06-19-2007 10:58 AM ET (US)     Profile for Royboy  Send Email to Royboy     
I have no personal experience with them, but I spend too much time on the fish report forums. The charter captains and other hard-core types use them and swear by them. Apparently, there can be quite a difference in ball speed relative to boat speed, a concept I have difficutly contemplating. I don't dispute there is a difference, I just don't understand how there could be. However, I can certainly appreciate being able to know the temperature at a given depth, as this is probably the single most important variable in controlled depth fishing, particularly for salmon. Currently, I rely on loose lipped captains who report temperatures found at depth over the radio for those of us still using "dumb" balls.


Royboy posted 06-19-2007 11:02 AM ET (US)     Profile for Royboy  Send Email to Royboy     
Also try:

Although a Michigan site, there is a lot of general Great Lakes info available there.


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