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Old 12-02-2018, 06:58 AM
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Iím thinking about adding a camera to my list of toys. Iím looking for suggestions on a wireless camera I can deploy on a deep drop rig down to depths of 600 - 1000 ft. I like the concept of Hook Eye camera but its limited to a depth of 400í. Which cameras are you guys running on your trolling and deep drop rigs ?

https://www.hook-eye.us/underwater-fishing-camera/
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I believe hooker electric( same as reels) developed one.
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Ok, thanks Old B, Iíll check into it
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Old 12-02-2018, 11:14 AM
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I have a Water Wolf camera that is similar to the one you posted . It doesn't really work with our dredge setup , so I never used it . I forgot about it until now , maybe I'll give it another try . I think there is a company that makes deep water Go Pro housings , might be worth looking into . At those depths , you are going to need an external light source as well .
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The hooker electric is a deep drop housing for a GoPro with a light source rated for 2000’ depth. Perfect ! The problem is when I click on the link on their web page I get a 404 code - page not found. I assume it is no longer available....? Link is for the camera manual

https://hookerelectric.com/wp-conten...ra-Housing.pdf
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I'd love to see some video of a Swordfish attacking the bait, ~1500' below.
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not exactly attacking the bait but on the hook -
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Emailed Hooker today to see if the GoPro housing is still available , waiting for a reply.
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That Hook-Eye camera set up is pretty slick.You might try asking the folks over at BH video/camera, they might be able to point you in the right direction.
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Cam-do.com rated for 2000'. Housings are a helluva lot cheaper than i would of guessed
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There's a company making a camera you can plug in to the video port of your MFD that shows real time video if that's something you're after. That hook-eye looks cool, but you have to download the video after you use it.
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Sounds like that will need a cable from the camera to the surface ? I prefer without a cable to avoid tangles with the deepdrop line/rig.
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