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PostPosted: 07 Sep 2017, 11:05 
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Now I've seen it all, from RC boats and drones that drag your lure out to where you want it ... now here's the cross between a potato gun and a surf rod. Have at it folks! Fire in the hole ... BOOM!


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PostPosted: 07 Sep 2017, 13:27 

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this has beeen going on for awhile. you also buy bait launchers that are like slingshots that go on your rod. Bill dance was using one a long time ago fishing near a dam. you could only get so close to it so they were launching lures up to the spillway.



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PostPosted: 26 Jul 2018, 08:53 
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I have a buddy that fishes with one of the air cannons. It's amazing to be honest.



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PostPosted: 26 Jul 2018, 09:53 

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When I lived in Key West I saw a fella that used a kite for the same purpose. He used a cloths pin to attach his line to it. Seemed to work ok.


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PostPosted: 27 Jul 2018, 14:25 
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Next up after the Tracker III rebuild will be re-purposing my trusty old potato cannon. Pure redneck genius.



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PostPosted: 09 Aug 2018, 06:12 
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That would be awesome for the Wachusett reservoir.



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PostPosted: 11 Sep 2018, 18:04 

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saw this a couple years ago.... I wonder if there's a law against these in certain areas. I have a potato gun, and I know the local authorities frown on them. That being said....... I want one.


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