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Old 06-26-2013, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by TylerG10 View Post
Thanks, the underwater pictures are really cool!
It takes a moment to take the underwater photos, but it's probably easier on the fish (than posing with the fish out of water). I simply hold onto the tippet and allow the fish to swim in the current. Meanwhile I take out the camera, hold it underwater, and take several snaps. Then, while I'm putting away the camera, the fish recovers from the fight. By the time I unhook it, the fish is lively and ready for release.

The ordeal takes 3 hands, but the photos are better (when you're alone) than simple photos of a hand-held fish.

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