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BennyFish

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Crappie Lights
« on: February 26, 2013, 09:47 AM »
I just want to get some feed back on some different style crappie lights...I already have a submersible green light(halogen) but seen some new LEDS for $60-$120. Also seen those wildcat led strips on the side of boats. strips are anywhere from 8'-16' long and attached to thier boats so all you gotta do is wire it up and and add a toggle switch.. And last thing..i went to superbrightled.com and they have a similiar led waterproof strip for $20 (6')......what do yall think.....

BennyFish

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Re: Crappie Lights
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2013, 09:50 AM »
for got to mention the wildcat led strips are around $200-$300

Offline Papermouth

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Re: Crappie Lights
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2013, 12:01 PM »
I canít say that I have used the high dollar lights but I have an opinion based on other experience..
The Nightstalker $10-15 white float lights have caught me hundreds of Crappie.
In the past couple years, I have added a green fluorescent tube light that I have submersed at several depths. http://www.etrailer.com/Lights,Hunting-and-Fishing/Optronics/UW-300G.html?feed=npn&gclid=CLzLgPHg1LUCFYKDQgodMSoAAQ
If the fish are present at your spot, youíll rip lips with a $50 setup. We are also talking about items that get stored in and out of a boat compartment and are fairly fragile, $200 fishing lights sound scary to my budget!  :o
My $.02 anyway. 
Have a Crappie Day :thumbsup:

Offline Fish Hawk

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Re: Crappie Lights
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2013, 12:04 PM »
what ever puts out the most light. the more the better

BennyFish

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Re: Crappie Lights
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2013, 12:27 PM »
this is what iam trying to copy..just dont wanna pay as much...
http://www.wildcatlighting.com/

BennyFish

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Re: Crappie Lights
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2013, 12:31 PM »
i also gonna try and make sum of these..i have a bunch of clear led strips just gotta find some type of green housing
http://fishinglightsetc.com/

Offline PhishingPhreek

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Re: Crappie Lights
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2013, 01:08 PM »
I've made my own submersible 4' fluorescent light and love the light output on that.
I like the 4' lights because they illuminate in 360 degrees and have a high brightness output (lumens). The downside to the 4' lights are that they're large and a little harder to store and they consume a lot of battery power. You would be well advised to have a spare battery for one of these lights... or have a generator on board like a few of the club members do here. :)

In all reality, the best lights are the ones that you can afford. I've used those cheap 1 foot lights you get at Walmart and they didn't work at all. Like Hawk said, the brighter they are, the better!