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Offline ajw2202

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Night Time Lights
« on: Jan 22, 2019, 06:55 PM »
I bought a new flip over this year with a built in led strip.  Never having that luxury before and only using a lantern sparingly at night,  I'm curious you guy's opinions on light at night???

Offline cbducks78

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #1 on: Jan 22, 2019, 07:33 PM »

I find that the LED lights in flip shacks spook the fish.  Think of it, dark water with the exception of a florescent bright light traveling down a hole.   I prefer hole hopping outside of any shack, those times I  keep a Coleman mini lantern lit on my base camp sled to help with bait or a lure switch.  Plus you cant beat the natural glow and warmth of a real lantern. 

Offline ralphy

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #2 on: Jan 22, 2019, 07:56 PM »
Try not kicking away the shavings  and leave some slush in the hole

Offline DR.SPECKLER

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #3 on: Jan 22, 2019, 08:11 PM »
I found light attracts plankton and then baitfish.crappies come in to lantern light at night.not sure about overhead leds shining in the hole.

Offline mjmeyer

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #4 on: Jan 23, 2019, 11:51 AM »
And yet they make green lights to hang in the hole. Puzzled.
There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the ice looking like an idiot.

Offline IceAddict87

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #5 on: Jan 23, 2019, 03:36 PM »
And yet they make green lights to hang in the hole. Puzzled.

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Offline OGCollard

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #6 on: Jan 24, 2019, 11:47 AM »
Do folks have good luck with those green lights?

Offline ajw2202

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #7 on: Jan 24, 2019, 08:34 PM »
I've been playing around with lights on and lights off and I've seen little if any difference.  As far as the green light thing I've never used one.

Offline Figure ate

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #8 on: Jan 25, 2019, 09:17 AM »
I've been playing around with lights on and lights off and I've seen little if any difference.  As far as the green light thing I've never used one.

Exactly my conclusion. No significant difference between when I have my lights on or off.

Offline wallagator

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #9 on: Feb 08, 2019, 03:52 PM »
Do folks have good luck with those green lights?
I made my own green led light tubes and use them ice fishing as well as crappie fishing in the boat in the spring. I made them so that I can sink it or float it so, their versatile. You don't fish directly underneath them as that it is where the bait fish and plankton tend to accumulate fish in the shadows on the edge of the light. They have worked for me! :icefish:

Offline dan_sd

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Re: Night Time Lights
« Reply #10 on: Feb 10, 2019, 08:20 PM »
If your LED is too bright hook it to a 6V battery instead of a 12V. The lights work fine and doesn't hurt them a bit.

 



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