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#12534338 - 12/11/17 08:42 AM Hydro wave?
SKEETER_MAN_225 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/07
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Loc: TEXAS
I won a unit this weekend and was wondering if it actually works when you go bass fishing?
Iíve seen them on boats but I have never used one. I figured it would be great for white bass.
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#12534340 - 12/11/17 08:42 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
WAWI Offline
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popcorn
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#12534348 - 12/11/17 08:50 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
Doug R. Offline
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I had one for a few years, it broke (case fell apart) and I just did not replace it.

I think it works, the least it does is mask boat sounds...
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#12534359 - 12/11/17 08:58 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: WAWI]
SKEETER_MAN_225 Offline
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Originally Posted By: WAWI
popcorn

Nothing to see here Hugh.
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#12534408 - 12/11/17 09:51 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
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Registered: 07/02/04
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Yes Pete they work, but like anything they have their time and place. If nothing else it masks the noise of your boat.
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#12534410 - 12/11/17 09:54 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
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Itís just like your favorite bait. You have to have confidence in it. Try it and see. But definitely report back to us. I think itís a good tool if used correctly. Preferably in shallow water for lmb according to some who use it.
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#12534431 - 12/11/17 10:21 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
Bug-e Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
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Loc: College Station, TX
I still can't find an independent study of them. I would have thought a fisheries graduate student would have studied their efficacy by now. Would be a fun study! All the online "evaluations" seem to be testimonials.

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#12534453 - 12/11/17 10:39 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: Bug-e]
Happykamper Online   content
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Registered: 01/20/07
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Loc: Southlake, Texas
I know it works on loons.
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#12534465 - 12/11/17 10:47 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: Happykamper]
i-Fish Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Happykamper
I know it works on loons.


Lol
Dilly dilly!


Edited by i-Fish (12/11/17 10:47 AM)
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#12534525 - 12/11/17 11:32 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
I used one for about 9 months and best I can tell it ran the fish off so I took it off. Starting to catch'em again like old times. It came with my boat or I would never bought or used it. If I ever sell my boat I'll put it back on otherwise it stays on the shelf in the garage.
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#12534539 - 12/11/17 11:52 AM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
the skipper Online   content
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Loc: nederland, TX
Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
I used one for about 9 months and best I can tell it ran the fish off so I took it off. Starting to catch'em again like old times. It came with my boat or I would never bought or used it. If I ever sell my boat I'll put it back on otherwise it stays on the shelf in the garage.

Pretty much my experience also. Not to just sit here and bash them but I will never own one again.

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#12534546 - 12/11/17 12:02 PM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
David Burton Online   confused
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Registered: 07/14/11
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Loc: McKinney, TX
TH Marine bought them, if that answers any questions for you. They seem to have a lock on controversially marketed products...

Hydrowave
Oxygenator
Eliminator Prop Nut
G-Force Handle


Start a thread on any of them and grab the popcorn
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#12534557 - 12/11/17 12:09 PM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
Okie Poke Online   happy
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I would hate to be the one that's out trying to sell them.....
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#12534680 - 12/11/17 01:49 PM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: Okie Poke]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Okie Poke
I would hate to be the one that's out trying to sell them.....


The display at BPS is covered in dust, lol. As it is with everything and anything that suggest it will catch fish or help people catch fish there's a buyer out there somewhere. Remember those helicopter lures Roland Martin was pushing. Lot of folks bought'em.
Some boats come equipped with Hydrowave's so I guess they're still selling them. I would like to see BPS hook one up to their aquarium and see how the fish react. Maybe they did after hours and didn't get good results.
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#12534686 - 12/11/17 01:54 PM Re: Hydro wave? [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
Weo Offline
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Registered: 09/25/15
Posts: 62
Loc: McAlester, Ok
Save your money...

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