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#12431836 - 09/18/17 04:36 PM Go Pro or Cell Phone Video
flukeman83 Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 478
which one for filming the action of catching BIG bass ?

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#12431853 - 09/18/17 04:49 PM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
Guide Richie White Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/13/02
Posts: 1109
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
If you're gonna wait until the fish is on to get the video, a phone may be best (if the phone has image stabilization). If you want to be recording when you set the hook, use a gopro.

There are many pros and cons for both. The mounting system is why Gopro is famous.

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#12431890 - 09/18/17 05:20 PM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
TexasPescado Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/06/05
Posts: 764
Loc: Rowlett
If you get a GoPro, you can count on the battery dying right before you set the hook....

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#12432122 - 09/18/17 08:56 PM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
Chris_K Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 1174
Loc: TX
Now you know all the big fish in Athens died. roflmao but seriously, I manage a cell phone store and I struggle to get the GoPro on the mobile app to do what I want. I have reverted back to my cell phone.

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#12432445 - 09/19/17 07:51 AM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
redskeet100 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/17/08
Posts: 1966
GoPro mounted somewhere in the boat. Just purchase extra batteries when you get the GoPro. There are many different mounts. I clip mine on to the steering wheel and film my fishing that way. Takes excellent video.

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#12432755 - 09/19/17 10:52 AM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
BMCD Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3861
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Plenty of other cameras that do the same for less. I have a Go pro, thinking of getting another non Go pro for less. But a Go pro style of Camera is what you want. The video editing is the big piece.

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#12432888 - 09/19/17 12:20 PM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
Canny Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/18/10
Posts: 60
Loc: Lufkin, TX
I'd go with Go Pro and get a 12v battery adapter and plug into 12V receptacle on boat.
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#12432933 - 09/19/17 01:01 PM Re: Go Pro or Cell Phone Video [Re: flukeman83]
CaptainBarkley Offline
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Registered: 09/12/16
Posts: 53
Loc: North Texas
Go-Pro. If it goes in the water it still works.

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