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#2754207 - 02/12/12 07:26 PM My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle
catman529
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Got the idea and put it together literally with random stuff lying around. The light is a single green flashing LED which should last for many hours on the set of alkaline AA batteries. The capsule is as waterproof as I could make it, sealed with silicone and all. Got plenty of line on it which is adjustable for the depth of water.

I will let the video explain the rest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP1zNglHXbY



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#2755664 - 02/13/12 11:06 PM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: catman529]
catman529
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Ha no replies yet... I'll post again when it warms up and I start using it....
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#2755704 - 02/14/12 04:33 AM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: catman529]
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Now is the time to use it. I have caught more catfish in the colder weather.
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#2755844 - 02/14/12 08:48 AM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: Tn_River_Ratt]
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Good luck with it!
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#2755937 - 02/14/12 10:06 AM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: Winchester]
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Hey Catman. We need to design one that will fit somehow in a pool noodle! We could sell the crap out of them!
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#2755938 - 02/14/12 10:08 AM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: Tn_River_Ratt]
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 Originally Posted By: Tn_River_Ratt
Now is the time to use it. I have caught more catfish in the colder weather.
channels or blues? what type of water/structure?

 Originally Posted By: Big J
Hey Catman. We need to design one that will fit somehow in a pool noodle! We could sell the crap out of them!
I bet it would sell, just gotta figure out a good way to manufacture the light-up part, since I made it with random garbage...
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#2756112 - 02/14/12 12:53 PM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
 Originally Posted By: Tn_River_Ratt
Now is the time to use it. I have caught more catfish in the colder weather.
channels or blues? what type of water/structure?

 Originally Posted By: Big J
Hey Catman. We need to design one that will fit somehow in a pool noodle! We could sell the crap out of them!
I bet it would sell, just gotta figure out a good way to manufacture the light-up part, since I made it with random garbage...

I know where we can get a hundred hour light. Just need the application.
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#2756206 - 02/14/12 02:22 PM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: Big J]
catman529
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The light has to be waterproof and have a switch that can be activated by a tug on the line... I bet mine will last at least 100 hours, it's a single 5mm LED on 2 AA batteries.
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#2757064 - 02/15/12 09:48 AM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
The light has to be waterproof and have a switch that can be activated by a tug on the line... I bet mine will last at least 100v hours, it's a single 5mm LED on 2 AA batteries.


Let's work on it.
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#2774442 - 03/03/12 04:26 PM Re: My custom light-up fishing jug-noodle [Re: Big J]
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 Originally Posted By: Big J
Hey Catman. We need to design one that will fit somehow in a pool noodle! We could sell the crap out of them!


that what we use is pool noodles can get about 4 fishing jugs off one big pool noodle cut them then take a coat hanger bend it and stick it threw the float with 2 tips hanging out set them to the top of noodle then tie line to bottom of coat hanger and set it up with hook and add weight and adjust line to depth of water...fish can't pull coat hanger out cause the tips hit the side and won't go threw it ... we added flashing led's to it but sometimes water makes them die out fast when fish splash or go under... haven't figured out to make it more waterproof


Edited by BuckMaster01 (03/03/12 04:27 PM)
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