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New Underwater Camera Small as a Smartphone

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More to the point, the pocket-sized camera showed anglers exactly what was happening beneath the surface, live.
On the eve of the fishing industry’s ICAST show, Aqua-Vu is set to unleash its most affordable, portable underwater camera yet: the micro 4.3 Stealth.
“The viewscreen on the micro 4.3 Stealth screen is noticeably brighter and sharper than our previous entry-level underwater camera,” says Aqua-Vu president Ben Gibbs.
The camera optics received a substantial boost in resolution, providing greater detail and picture quality, amplifying discernment of vegetation, fish and baitfish down to identification of mussel shells.
Even in dark or dirty water, IR lights still make it possible to discern underwater terrain in front of the lens.
The smartphone sized micro Stealth camera features waterproof magnetic charging and tripod ports for attaching to a Pro Snake mount.
Aqua-Vu engineers enhanced the unit’s power and video output system, adding a new magnetic dual battery charging / RCA video-out port.
“The monitor has a female coupler that I connect to a portable Pro Snake mount—clamps anywhere I want it, right beside my sonar screens.
Aqua-Vu is just as valuable in my boat as it is in my ice fishing house.” micro® Stealth 4.3 Handheld Underwater Viewing System: 4.3-inch color LCD with integrated cable wrap Rechargeable lithium-ion battery with on-screen indicator Magnetic battery charger 50-feet ruggedized camera cable with depth indication Advanced LCD and camera optics Adjustable Trolling Camera Fin & clip-on weight IP67 Waterproof RCA Video Out Available at major outdoor retailers late this summer, the new Aqua-Vu micro 4.3 Stealth Underwater Viewing System carries an economical retail price of $229.99.
For more information, visit www.aquavu.com.

Bushnell Trail Camera Review

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It’s the Trophy Cam HD Aggressor 20MP No-Glow.
It’s easy to use and hasn’t given me a lick of trouble in the months that I’ve been using it.
Even though the black LED flash is “no glow,” deer and other animals sometimes appear to take notice of it… but as far as I can tell, they don’t seem as concerned about it as on full-glow or even low-glow cameras.
Manufacturer Specs Model: 119876C Wireless Connectivity: No Resolution: 20 MP PIR Sensor: Low/Med/High/Auto Night Vision Flash: 48 Black LED / 80ft LCD Display: B&W Text LCD Date/Time/Temp/Moon Stamp: Yes GPS Geotag: Yes Power Supply: AA (4-8) Solar Compatible: Yes Batteries: 4 or 8 AA, Energizer lithium recommended Battery Life: Up to 1 Year Video Resolution: 1920x1080p Video Length: Up to 60s SD Card Capacity: 32 GB, Sandisk brand recommended Field Scan 2X: Yes Audio Record: Yes Hybrid Capture: Yes Shipping weight: 1.2 pounds This camera is easy to set up, and I had no trouble getting it running.
It’s large enough to use with gloves on, and the fact that it’s a draw type latch makes it easy to open in relative silence without jolting the camera.
The SD card is also easy to access.
Hybrid capture mode will take a full-resolution photo followed by a full-rez video each time the camera is triggered.
If you’re looking at a large field where some activity may be out of range, you can use a time lapse setting to automatically take photos — and you can set two “windows” of time for this (say at dawn and dusk).
Final Thoughts The Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor 20MP No-Glow camera is a good trail camera, in fact I think it’s the best I’ve ever had.
Menu setup was easy enough, and I had it set up and taking photos of nocturnal predators in no time.

Anglers For The Cure: 4th Annual KDW Fishing Tournament

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West Palm Beach, FL – It’s more than a fishing tournament.
This is the time, to take advantage of this gift to you.
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More men are being diagnosed in their late 40’s and early 50’s.
Last year, we saved 2 men by having this test available to them.
West Palm Beach, FL – It’s more than a fishing tournament.
More men are being diagnosed in their late 40’s and early 50’s.
Last year, we saved 2 men by having this test available to them.
More men are being diagnosed in their late 40’s and early 50’s.
Last year, we saved 2 men by having this test available to them.

Stay Hydrated on Hunting, Fishing, and Scouting Trips

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Here are some tips for staying hydrated on long treks through public lands: Pack plenty.
Count on a minimum of two quarts – four pounds – for a long day afield.
Drink before you are thirsty.
Drink plenty before the outing and have water waiting for you when you return.
For longer trips, particularly in hot, windy, or humid weather, you may need to supplement that with salts and other minerals.
Your body needs fluids when air temperatures are cold, but cold water may be unappetizing.
Lightweight insulated bottles keep hot drinks warm.
Modern packs have hydration systems, which have several advantages over water bottles and canteens.
With the drinking hose, water is readily at hand without shedding your pack.
Drinking beer under the hot sun only makes dehydration worse.

Blue Marlin Biology

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[A] Eyes: Proportionate to their body size, blue marlin have the largest eyes of any billfish species, comparable to the eyes of a swordfish.
[H] Brain: A huge optic center processes information from the eyes, giving blue marlin excellent vision.
They essentially see in black and white as they look down, but in shades of color as they look up toward the ocean’s surface.
Are there times and locations where large numbers of blue marlin are present but mostly feeding down near the thermocline?
For one thing, blue marlin have the biggest eyes in the billfish family, comparable to the enormous eyes of broadbill swordfish.
It’s interesting that some individuals make large-scale movements, while others might hang around a given area for extended periods of time.
Some blues circulate around the Western Pacific, and others between the Coral Sea off of northeastern Australia to the South Pacific islands.
We targeted school yellowfin, narrow-barred mackerel, and dogtooth tuna from 8 to 50 pounds for both live- and dead-rigged baits, and did not shy away from baits on the larger end of the scale.
We observed big marlin flashing in and attacking whole live tuna, open-mouthed, like predators without bills.
This means a blue marlin would see red as black, and various other colors as perhaps shades of gray.

Introducing the ZipAll

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From the new REI Co-op Drypoint GTX jacket to the iconic REI Co-op Quarter Dome tent, the co-op has created hundreds of products over the years, seeking that perfect balance between needs and dreams.
But, for the first time ever, we’ve designed a piece of apparel so versatile and customizable it almost defies common sense: the REI Co-op ZipAll.
They’re comfortable and attractive, with a zip-off design that takes them from pants to shorts.
For that matter, why even stop at pants?
To design what is possibly our finest masterpiece yet, we started with the best attributes of the Sahara Pants—the comfortable, breathable fabric and intelligent zipper functionality.
Anything they thought was a limiting factor in their adventures or a must-have, we put it together in the ZipAll.
With more than 30 zippers spanning the entire body and an array of thoughtful details (hello, movable pockets!
That’s not all: “The cape is my favorite feature.
There have been so many times I’ve been snowboarding and going for a big drop, and I thought ‘I left my cape at home,’” Adam said.
The ZipAll has you covered.

Chica de Mayo Women’s Flyfishing Event Turns 10

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Each year in May, The River’s Edge and Simms Fishing Products host a women’s flyfishing event in Bozeman, MT—Chica de Mayo.
The gathering has evolved into the largest women’s flyfishing event in Montana, the United States, and well, probably in the world.
This year’s event celebrates women in flyfishing and offers educational clinics, phenomenal female speakers, prizes, a cocktail party, and much more.
It also marks the 10th Annual Chica de Mayo—a labor of love and a true milestone to celebrate.
Over the years guest speakers have presented on Kick Plastic, Aquatic Invasive Species, and other topics.
Throughout the day, merchandise sales and pink bucket raffles raise funds for Casting for Recovery – a non-profit organization offering breast cancer survivors a unique retreat program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of flyfishing.
“From the 2017 event fundraising, a check for $5,000 was presented to Casting for Recovery—double the amount raised in 2016,” said Simms’ Diane Bristol.
“Between this and the continued growth in participation, it indicates that women are not only excited to potentially win an amazing prize, but that they also really want to support other women in flyfishing.” The River’s Edge and Simms Fishing are inviting all women anglers, near and far, to attend this year’s Chica de Mayo.
As the date draws closer, a team of incredible lady anglers are highly motivated to make this year an epic celebration.
Watch The River’s Edge and Simms Fishing Products Instagram and Facebook feeds for updates and to plan your trip to Bozeman to help us celebrate ten years.

Gourmet Recipe: Venison Backstrap with Veal Demi-Glace

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The coffee spice rub, demi-glace and mesquite wood will combine to create an enticing mix of flavors.
The process may take a little extra work, but no doubt, it will be worth it.
Have HOT coals/wood going, reserving three to four pieces of the mesquite wood (dry) for smoking.
Add reserved wood right before placing meat on the grill.
Set meat aside and let rest for a couple of minutes.
Meanwhile, reheat sauté pan of onions and mushrooms until hot.
Cut butter into chunks and add to pan.
Remove from heat and stir mixture until butter has slowly melted and sauce is smooth and velvety.
Drizzle the rest of the sauce on top of meat.
Cook It.