FishEyes Makes Fishing Fun And Productive

By Meera Dolasia on June 22, 2011

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The sport of fishing requires a lot of patience and time. That's because once the line is thrown in, there is very little a fisherman can do, but wait and hope that a succulent Bass or Flounder will not only glide by, but also, take the bait.

Now, a new fishing rod manufactured by California-based NextSport takes the guesswork out of the process, by allowing fishermen to view the scenery after the line is tossed in. Dubbed FishEyes, it replaces the traditional fishing line with 20 feet of a combination of analog video and power cable. A small waterproof camera equipped with LED light attached to the bottom end transmits any underwater action to a monitor affixed to the top of the line.

To this hi-tech contraption, the fisherman can add fishing lure or bait basket to try entice the fish nearby or, if there are none, simply move to a more populated spot. The best part is, that FIshEyes is a fun gadget for even those who don't like to fish - kind of like scuba diving without going through the hassle!

While FishEyes, which retails at about $80USD can technically be used for fishing off a boat, there is a slight risk of losing the video camera should it get caught up in a rock or inadvertently cut off by a fish. But, given that it makes life so much easier and fun for those involved, it may be well worth taking the risk.

Resources: Gizmag.com, fisheyes.com

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  • JT COLEYWednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:50 am
    I am in fourth grade and I have already caught a blue marlin with this product
    • ikyra_marie
      ikyra_marieSunday, March 16, 2014 at 11:01 am
      fishing is fun even though i have only done it once :D
      • lucky number 12Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:58 am
        i love fishing
        • friend06Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:08 pm
          me too never been fishing l.o.l
          • fishing man samThursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:32 pm
            i totally agree fishing lover
            • fishing loverFriday, November 1, 2013 at 10:59 am
              this is garbage it takes the "fishing"out of "fishing
              • tennischic16
                tennischic16Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 7:04 pm
                Never been fishing...:(
                • dogguy234
                  dogguy234Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 10:15 am
                  pretty cool!
                  • spikeyman67
                    spikeyman67Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:29 am
                    i got to get me one!!!:) :) :)
                    • awesomeisme
                      awesomeismeSunday, December 23, 2012 at 11:32 am
                      i got to get my dad one. He loves fishing and fish, but never catches anything

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