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I will be working out of a small jon boat or canoe and was wondering if a good spotlight would work well for night shooting
 

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Sure, but it's going to depend on your water conditions..from wind rippling the surface to particles in the water column. I used an aluminum johnboat for years, and still will to get through the shallows. Tippy as hell when you stand up in them though, especially if you're buzzing. I use starfire II lights and spotlights(1mill) on a deepcycle..ppl get pissed off by muffler noise at some of the places I fish, plus it's nice to hear natural ambience on the stalk
 

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it helps to have a buddy and take turns running the light and shooting

i prefer the 1 million cp spot

we use a spotlight ALOT shoting big heads every year
 

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started bowfishing with one and i do miss the stillness and quiet. very peaceful
 

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Look into getting a HAWGLITE! www.hawglite.com WORKS great for bowfishing!! mounts to your BOW and you'll love it! I got one and use it on a boat WITH LIGHTS to reach out beyond the lights and around the spots the lights dont light up!!
 

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Look into getting a HAWGLITE! www.hawglite.com WORKS great for bowfishing!! mounts to your BOW and you'll love it! I got one and use it on a boat WITH LIGHTS to reach out beyond the lights and around the spots the lights dont light up!!
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You won't beleive how brite those little hawglites really are.We have used them for shootin coyotes here after dark.
 

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The first couple years I bowfished spotlights were all we had, worked great but you will want more later.......
 

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This is what I used to use (still keep it on the boat) blue light cuts threw the water awesome!!!! At 400,000 it wast much longer then the bigger 3 mil. candle power lights! I made a mount to put it on the bow much like the post above but most of the time we would have one guy shoot one spot and switch back and forth! Get them at Cabela's for $39.00
 

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When i started out i just went and bought a 55wat driving light from walmart and mounted it in the stabilizer hole, i'll see if i can't find a pic of it...

do you think a light like this would be alrite for a reel seat because i have a muzzy reel that is mounted on the stabalizer with a reel seat, would it interfere with the line and if it would is there any other way to mount a light on the bow... id appreciate any help and thats a nice little light by the way
 

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Well i've had my line get caught on it before... but i think if you were careful it might work, otherwise i might try to mount it on were a retriever/sights would sit cuz i could see it getting pretty front heavy
 
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