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Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby Determined Dan » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:59 pm

Hello all happy new year.
So as it says I'm thinking of trying to get some video of a few channels and gulleys on low water and I'm wondering if there is any one that has done this and what cameras video recorder player did you use or what one would you recommend. Thanks.
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby Determined Dan » Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:16 pm

Any help at all ?,
20107xthornback ray. {PB 14.5LB TB RAY} 1xpouting. 1xcodling.11xdogfish. 25xflounder.1xshore rock ling. 177xmac 4xturbot.1 bull huss.1sea trout. 1 MAYO BASS.2011. WHITING X9. COALIE X3. FLOUNDER X7. DOGGIE X8. THORNIEX3. CODLINGX1. SEA SCORPIONX1. 5 BEARDED ROCKLINGX4. SEATROUT X1. TURBOT X1. POLLACK X7. 3 BEARD ROCKLING .2012 SEATROUT X3. TURBOT X5. FLOUNDER X7. 3B,ROCKLINGX1.DOG .
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby shortcircuit » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:26 pm

The only one I have heard of is the Water Wolf. To my untrained eye the footage looks very good

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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby chuckaroo » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:46 pm

water wolf? go pro? my wee waterproof Olympus Tg-860 Tough camera would also be an option.
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby johnwest » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:17 pm

Hi Dan, I have a WaterWolf underwater camera which I have used, mainly from the boat but also suspended from a float while shore fishing. I put a couple of samples up in the boat angling section, October 2016 and October 2015. They will give you some idea of the quality you can get. Regards, johnwest
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby Determined Dan » Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:23 pm

Hi all thanks for the replys. I had a look at the video John. That's what I'm after that type of video so I can see if there is anything following baits and see what's down there. Since I haven't used one before how did you go about fixing it to the main line? And keeping it upright. And for you to watch it back did you have to upload the video on to a laptop or can you watch it back on the camera.? Possibly a few silly questions but if I don't ask I won't know. Thanks again John cookaroo and shortcircuit.
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby johnwest » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:19 am

Determined Dan wrote:Hi all thanks for the replys. I had a look at the video John. That's what I'm after that type of video so I can see if there is anything following baits and see what's down there. Since I haven't used one before how did you go about fixing it to the main line? And keeping it upright. And for you to watch it back did you have to upload the video on to a laptop or can you watch it back on the camera.? Possibly a few silly questions but if I don't ask I won't know. Thanks again John cookaroo and shortcircuit.

Perfectly good questions Dan, the camera attaches to a metal boom with an eye at each end so you can tie the camera into the rig by one or both eyes, there are weights provided to alter the angle it sits at. I think if you visit the website it gives lots of info. The camera has no screen, it records up to 4 hrs onto a micro sd card which when placed in the adapter, can be slotted into a laptop (and connected to a tv by hdmi lead if you want) to view. Hope this helps, regards, johnwest
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby Determined Dan » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:33 pm

Great John thanks again I'll look up the site for a look. I looked at prices. O god there not a cheep bit of kit.
Around 180.00 is that the right price when you bought yours?
20107xthornback ray. {PB 14.5LB TB RAY} 1xpouting. 1xcodling.11xdogfish. 25xflounder.1xshore rock ling. 177xmac 4xturbot.1 bull huss.1sea trout. 1 MAYO BASS.2011. WHITING X9. COALIE X3. FLOUNDER X7. DOGGIE X8. THORNIEX3. CODLINGX1. SEA SCORPIONX1. 5 BEARDED ROCKLINGX4. SEATROUT X1. TURBOT X1. POLLACK X7. 3 BEARD ROCKLING .2012 SEATROUT X3. TURBOT X5. FLOUNDER X7. 3B,ROCKLINGX1.DOG .
. 2013.shore species ..... Flounder, dog conger pollack sea trout plaice. Gobyx3 wrasse cork wing wrasse Huss scorpion fish sp. coalie .
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Re: Under water video camera? Which one to get?

Postby johnwest » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:04 am

Glasgow Angling Centre, £120 sterling. No , not particularly cheap. Might be worth looking at the Tec Plus ,720p camera, it is v. cheap, has a playback screen so you can review on site. Won't go as deep as the waterwolf,(100ft compared to 100m I think). They are around £22-25 sterling, sd card extra. Might have to use a bit of imagination to rig it up.
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