DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

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DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby gonefishing » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:11 am

Hi

Anyone here tried out using Drones to drop your lines 300M into the surf ?
I am contemplating and since for the sole purpose of dropping baits and the high risk flying over the ocean with unpredictable winds i am not willing to spend over a thousand dollars for a drone.
I am reviewing these two...

MJX Bugs 3 $100-$200
DJI Phantom 3 Over $1,000


The Bugs is economical but can it carry a whole pilchard + Sinker + line ?

Any recommendations appreciated!

To give those unfamiliar an idea:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sdUZqOoAq4



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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby smile0784 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:14 am

There was a guy on here that been catching snapper that way.
Read back about 2 weels ago fishinh reports

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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby frozenpod » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:28 am

FC bought one check out his threads.

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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby Raulfc7 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:33 am

FC uses a splash drone fisherman, it’s capable of taking off from the water if you like therefore no issue with getting wet. Have a look on google but it’s a bit more then your budget of $1000

https://youtu.be/2NnVnuidWN0
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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby gonefishing » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:45 am

thanks guys

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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby Fish-cador » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:50 am

Raulfc7 wrote:FC uses a splash drone fisherman, it’s capable of taking off from the water if you like therefore no issue with getting wet. Have a look on google but it’s a bit more then your budget of $1000

https://youtu.be/2NnVnuidWN0

I have the splashdrone 3 auto + fisherman version with interchangeable 4k camera and SAR playload release mechanism. It follows me, returns home and can land and take off from water. Max wind rating 28kph but can easily take more than that. It lifts 1 kg easily.

I can fly it using mobile phone....



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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby smokin_reels » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:01 am

Fish-cador wrote:
Raulfc7 wrote:FC uses a splash drone fisherman, it’s capable of taking off from the water if you like therefore no issue with getting wet. Have a look on google but it’s a bit more then your budget of $1000

https://youtu.be/2NnVnuidWN0

I have the splashdrone 3 auto + fisherman version with interchangeable 4k camera and SAR playload release mechanism. It follows me, returns home and can land and take off from water. Max wind rating 28kph but can easily take more than that. It lifts 1 kg easily.

I can fly it using mobile phone....



Awesome Bit of Kit FC.
Might have to save up for something like that for the 90 mile.

How many bait drops are you getting on a single charge?
avg 300m drops
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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby smile0784 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:19 am

Raulfc7 wrote:FC uses a splash drone fisherman, it’s capable of taking off from the water if you like therefore no issue with getting wet. Have a look on google but it’s a bit more then your budget of $1000

https://youtu.be/2NnVnuidWN0


Can get expensive with all sorts of accessories

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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby Fish-cador » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:22 am

Flying time of 15 min before the battery alam starts beeping.

I can do at least 5 drops per battery on a calm day. I know it can do one more but i dont want to swim. If the battery drops too low it will land itself wherever it is. I have 4 batteries and i carry an inverter and charger just in case i need to charge in the car.

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Re: DRONE bait drop surf fishing anyone?

Postby smile0784 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:24 am

Fish-cador wrote:
Raulfc7 wrote:FC uses a splash drone fisherman, it’s capable of taking off from the water if you like therefore no issue with getting wet. Have a look on google but it’s a bit more then your budget of $1000

https://youtu.be/2NnVnuidWN0

I have the splashdrone 3 auto + fisherman version with interchangeable 4k camera and SAR playload release mechanism. It follows me, returns home and can land and take off from water. Max wind rating 28kph but can easily take more than that. It lifts 1 kg easily.

I can fly it using mobile phone....


What else do you need with a drone like that. Lol



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