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clangford
06-20-2018, 11:21 AM
Can anybody point me in the direction of where to get a green fishing light w/ upgraded shipping? I am planning a trip this Friday night and everywhere I have looked the light will not get to me until Monday. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Caleb

LittleJohn
06-20-2018, 12:01 PM
Try Amazon they have some great lights.
LittleJohn

clangford
06-20-2018, 12:29 PM
That is where I have looked. Won't get here until Monday. Tried Amazon and Ebay.

Glenn54
06-25-2018, 09:54 PM
Did you find a light? At least 10,000 lumen?? I have not used it yet but I bought a LED light with only 1000 lumen. Is it not going to be bright enough to do any good?


Can anybody point me in the direction of where to get a green fishing light w/ upgraded shipping? I am planning a trip this Friday night and everywhere I have looked the light will not get to me until Monday. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
Caleb

river scum
06-26-2018, 05:49 AM
i dont think they have to be super bright to work. if you can find a green one, buy a white one, and wrap it with green saran wrap.

clangford
06-26-2018, 07:05 AM
Did you find a light? At least 10,000 lumen?? I have not used it yet but I bought a LED light with only 1000 lumen. Is it not going to be bright enough to do any good?

Here is the link of the one that I ordered. Going to be trying it out this Friday but I am sure it will work good b/c a buddy that I go with all the time has one and it looks just like the one that he has. I am hoping it puts off the same amount but I went the cheaper route with this light because once I did research, you can see that they have lights upwards of $300 and I didn't want to spend that much. Hope this helps

https://www.ebay.com/itm/121969818168

clangford
06-26-2018, 07:06 AM
i dont think they have to be super bright to work. if you can find a green one, buy a white one, and wrap it with green saran wrap.

I didn't even think about that! I wished I would have thought about that. Could have saved me some money. Have you tried wrapping a light before? How long did the wrap last?

lostDuck
06-26-2018, 07:19 AM
Congrats of getting a light. Night fishing is awesome. Just a warning this light does not put out 10,000 lumens. These lights use standard 5050 Green LED lights that put out 500 lumens per meter. So to get to 10,000 lumens you would need 20 meters (60 feet) of cable. At that point you would also need a special LED driver and heat block. It is just marketing talk.

Some key things to look into when getting a light
1)How do they seal the system. Since we use these in lots of wet conditions any water can ruin these systems quick. Make sure they are completely sealed and have double waterproof connectors.
2)How rugged are they? Our gear takes a beating. Will the light hold up and not fog up? What is the light built of and can it take your usage pattern.
3)How do they verify the lumen? There are specific lumen meters that prove how bright they are.

This light at lostduckoutdoors .com has been tested to put out 4,000 lumens and was built specifically professional fishing. Sure you may pay more but you will only have to buy one once.

Have a great night out on the water and be safe!

clangford
06-26-2018, 07:25 AM
Congrats of getting a light. Night fishing is awesome. Just a warning this light does not put out 10,000 lumens. These lights use standard 5050 Green LED lights that put out 500 lumens per meter. So to get to 10,000 lumens you would need 20 meters (60 feet) of cable. At that point you would also need a special LED driver and heat block. It is just marketing talk.

Some key things to look into when getting a light
1)How do they seal the system. Since we use these in lots of wet conditions any water can ruin these systems quick. Make sure they are completely sealed and have double waterproof connectors.
2)How rugged are they? Our gear takes a beating. Will the light hold up and not fog up? What is the light built of and can it take your usage pattern.
3)How do they verify the lumen? There are specific lumen meters that prove how bright they are.

This light at lostduckoutdoors .com has been tested to put out 4,000 lumens and was built specifically professional fishing. Sure you may pay more but you will only have to buy one once.

Have a great night out on the water and be safe!

Can you shoot me the link to the lost duck light?

FurFlyin
06-26-2018, 07:31 AM
I bought 2 submersible lights off Amazon last fall and used them a good bit. They work great. 6-8 times last fall and had no issues with them. They are 1000 lumen. I couldn't possibly see why you'd need 10,000 lumens. Two of these lit up way more area than the boat "footprint" They were a little over 20 bucks each. If you are a prime member, it will be at your door in 2 days. This is the exact light that I bought:

https://www.amazon.com/Amarine-made-12v-24v-Fishing-Submersible-Underwater/dp/B01G51K8UO

clangford
06-26-2018, 07:33 AM
I bought 2 submersible lights off Amazon last fall and used them a good bit. They work great. 6-8 times last fall and had no issues with them. They are 1000 lumen. I couldn't possibly see why you'd need 10,000 lumens. Two of these lit up way more area than the boat "footprint" They were a little over 20 bucks each. This is the exact light that I bought:

The attachment is not there. Could you possibly pm me the link? Thanks

clangford
06-26-2018, 07:37 AM
lostDuck: I googled it and found it. That is a good looking and well built light. If this one goes down, I will be ordering one of those more than likely.

FurFlyin: Only reason for 10000 lumens was that is what my fishing buddy suggested. But you have plenty of luck with the 2 lights? How long does your battery last? I am new to having a boat and just don't want to run my battery down haha

FurFlyin
06-26-2018, 07:39 AM
With the 1000 lumen lights, I never ran my battery down. I'd fish 5-6 hours at a time. I was running the lights off my trolling batteries.

lostDuck
06-26-2018, 07:40 AM
Can you shoot me the link to the lost duck light?

Here is a link...there are a lot of good lights out there but you normally get what you pay for ...the key is you just get out there and fish. $10 light or $1000 light the key is to get out and get a tug on the line and some fish in the pan.

https://www.amazon.com/LostDuckOutdoors-LDO-Fishing-Green-Light/dp/B075HQRGPH/ref=sr_1_8?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1530016469&sr=1-8&keywords=green+led+fishing

SpeckledSlab
06-26-2018, 07:51 AM
With LED's some people have plenty of power using motorcycle or lawnmower batteries. If you have connections at a motorcycle shop, a lot of the batteries take in as cores are not damaged and will have a long life being used for LED fish lights. You can even take two in the same amount of room as one standard size battery.

clangford
06-26-2018, 07:54 AM
With LED's some people have plenty of power using motorcycle or lawnmower batteries. If you have connections at a motorcycle shop, a lot of the batteries take in as cores are not damaged and will have a long life being used for LED fish lights. You can even take two in the same amount of room as one standard size battery.

Thanks for the tip! I actually got a buddy who is the service manager at the local Yamaha dealer. I will giving him a call. Thanks again

ET Fish
06-26-2018, 01:02 PM
I think the one you bought will serve you well.

river scum
06-26-2018, 08:50 PM
the wrap lasted till i took it off. i taped it on to secure it though. i did a lot of playing with lights for the "reel lites" guy before he passed. super clear waters blue or white seems best most nights. i had better luck in muddy waters with a big green light. Bob made lights for salt water and those were usually blue. his research showed blue to be the best choice for salt water.

i use my vexilar battery(same time im usig unit) to run my light under the ice in winter. LEDs dont draw much juice at all. we killum that way. minnows on glow jigs set around the edge of the light plum.
http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii171/river_scum/IMG_1838.jpg
when we first started doing it, people would come over to have a look. lol that pic, the lights just under 16" oof ice and some snow on top.

lostDuck
06-27-2018, 07:09 AM
Thanks for the tip! I actually got a buddy who is the service manager at the local Yamaha dealer. I will giving him a call. Thanks again

If you cannot find a deal that way the walmart lawn mower batteries are great also I can run for days on one charge.

clangford
06-27-2018, 07:19 AM
If you cannot find a deal that way the walmart lawn mower batteries are great also I can run for days on one charge.

Thanks for the info! I may give that a shot!