Category Archives for "Innovation"

Tech Innovation

Most fishing technologies are iterative of what’s come before, but some technologies approach a fishing challenge in a new way. You might call it hare-brained, but we call it innovation. Three cheers for the fishing tech innovators!

Some Anglers Need to Power Down Their 3D Printers and Try Walmart Instead

3D Printer

Over the past few years, a happy marriage of sport and technology has emerged between fishing and 3D printing. We wrote earlier about some of the designs—realized or not—of 3D printed lures. But recently, there’s been some trouble in paradise. Or maybe more accurately, one member of this relationship has been doing all the yard work while the other sits around watching football.

We don’t want to name names, but a few YouTubers have been showing up in our feeds with 3D printed technology that has existed for centuries. These items are generally 1) widely produced 2) very cheap and 3) for sale at pretty much every local tackle shop and/or Walmart.

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Line-Attached Fishing Cameras Get Amazing Footage. What’s the Catch?

Fishing line camera

In a recent video, the angler behind Fisherman’s Life set out to catch some lingcod on an unidentified stretch of shore somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. He brought along some new camera equipment to capture this trip: an Okuma Water Wolf Under Water HD Camera.

On the first cast, the YouTuber in question got amazing footage of a seal curiously following his bait. On the second, he got his line snagged twice. He lost his bait reeling in, but the Okuma survived. Continue reading