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I got a few pink one left $22.50 shipped! Let me know if any one wants them, getting ready to move so I am gearing down, once I get back to Eugen OR I'll restock and try to have twice as much stuff in stock.
So, I learned a great lesson today about using a DiscDiver Golden Retriever...when trying to get a disc in water over 30 feet away, tie the rope to your wrist...or...figure out a way to tie a handle to the rope...because I just lost 25.00 worth of a Golden Retriever under the water today...when the rope slipped from my hands...
If I can see the disc and it's not sitting above the pond floor (thule, moss, etc). It works 100% of the time, but if I can't see it or it's not resting on the bottom. It's a toss up for me, but my friend who does a lot of fishing can just snag discs by feel. It's pretty funny watching him work.
So far my retriever has paid for it's self 10 fold!
the disc fishing is an art at the Memorial every year ...... them boys have got some good retrievers ... looks to me that they used perhaps fridge shelf grates or shopping cart sides that they cut to 3' x 1' size tie some long rope to them and huck them into the briney ...... just have to make sure a disc won't slip thru the grating ... tons of discs are returned out of the pond and into the lost and found, and the competitors can retrieve their most favorite disc for the next day.
That price sounds about right to me. I was shocked when I got mine a few years ago, thinking it was a rip-off for $25.00. It has paid for itself 20+ times over. It has a little rust and chipped paint, but it still works great. Just recovering ONE disc and it is worth the price. Because of its design, visual on the underwater disc is almost mandatory. I think there is another product out there for "blind" fishing, but it is not something you'd carry around with you.
Go ahead and pay the price, it will pay for itself if you play water hazards.
Easiest way , if you have the means like I do , Tye your Golden Retriever to a Ocean Reel and Rod with 130 pound test line. Just cast out and retrieve. :D
I have exstended poles for sale. They are 24 ft. long plus your reach. Up a tree, it works well there to. A golden retriever only works if you can see the disc in the water. You find 4 discs, the pole pays for itself. GB #554