Jump to content

Radios While Fishing?


Recommended Posts

I've never understood why people feel the need to have music blasting pretty much 24-7.   Many people I work with would bring these speakers to blast music in an already loud shop.  Our company had a policy against ear buds.  Myself, and others finally persuaded the company to allow ear buds.  Now they can just damage their own hearing instead of everyones.   

 

 

Do what you want.   You won't be close enough to me fishing for your music to bother me.   

 

 

I get a kick out of music in boats and on motorcycles.  It's my belief that if you need music to enjoy a boat, or motorcycle ride you're not doing it right.   

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Only tunes for me is nature, I enjoy the peace and quiet while on the kayak.  After doing speech,physical and occupational therapy for around a year after my accident it turns out kayak fishing has been my best therapy mentally.

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
1 hour ago, Woody B said:

It's my belief that if you need music to enjoy a boat, or motorcycle ride you're not doing it right. 

I don't quite understand this either.  Cruising down the road with a Harley's engine growling AND trying to blare White Snake at the same time?  Flying down the lake with an outboard growling AND trying to blare ACDC?  Can't quite figure that one out.  Their hearing must already be shot lol.

 

I will, on occasion, listen to some music in the boat on a very low setting.  Primarily when I'm bobber fishing and drinking beer either for crappies or walleyes...because I'm just kind of sitting there waiting.  Very rarely do I have any music on while I'm bass fishing.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Global Moderator
7 minutes ago, MidwestBassAttack said:

Nothing better than an early summer morning before sun up with some Hank Williams playing softly!

I had this guy fishing across the river from me for a while one day. We were discussing fish captures at the ramp after taking the boats out, he said “honestly I was just trying to stay close enough to y’all to hear Hank”

  • Like 1
  • Haha 3
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
13 hours ago, volzfan59 said:

I used to listen to music all the time while fishing. I had a really nice sound system installed in my last new fiberglass bass boat, 2001 19' ChampioN. One day while fun fishing during the summer I dove in for a cool off and could hear the music under water, especially the bass. Never again played music while fishing. I bought a couple of new aluminum rigs, and a used Stratos after that. Never even thought about having adding a sound system.

The bass heard all that bass. 

  • Haha 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 4/26/2014 at 6:26 PM, NWBasslover said:

I have heard some people say that playing a stereo in your boat will scare fish away. I have heard people say that if it is quiet it won't matter. I have also heard people say that it does not matter at all, it won't bother the fish.

Thoughts?

 

The OP's question has me wondering. Sound is nothing more than vibrations through a medium like air or water. I wonder if anyone has done a study about how a sound like music affects fish. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
20 minutes ago, Dogface said:

I wonder if anyone has done a study about how a sound like music affects fish. 

To me, that is irrelevant.  Its a variable that I can control, so I am going to control it.

 

I see it as being very similar to whether fish can see your fishing line and whether or not it will affect the number of bites you get.  I don't care.  Its simply another variable under my control, whether or not it affects your success or to what degree that is.

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
1 hour ago, the reel ess said:

The bass heard all that bass. 

LOL. That's actually true, lower frequencies have greater energy and travel further. 

 

 

Plush.jpeg

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
52 minutes ago, gimruis said:

To me, that is irrelevant.  Its a variable that I can control, so I am going to control it.

 

I see it as being very similar to whether fish can see your fishing line and whether or not it will affect the number of bites you get.  I don't care.  Its simply another variable under my control, whether or not it affects your success or to what degree that is.

 

What shape is the planet?...

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
4 hours ago, Deleted account said:

Bass like it when you turn down the treble...

Underrated comment award

  • Thanks 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, the reel ess said:

The bass heard all that bass. 

Good one!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

8 minutes ago, Deleted account said:

Melton's material to a BPS crowd...

ADC.jpg

Amp.jpg

ooo pretty 👀

there's also a couple of great sports radio stations around here I like that save their episodes to a streaming service so I can listen without commercials. radio commercials are the #1 cause of me turning off the radio. I don't like it when I can't hear snakes rustling behind me so if I do earbuds its just one earbud. But I do like listening to good driving music when I'm coming across the dam, can't say I feel different while running the lake.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
36 minutes ago, Deleted account said:

 

What shape is the planet?...

Triangular.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

3 minutes ago, thediscochef said:

I always pictured it as a donut shape. like an apple fritter.

How am I supposed to get this paper work done with entertaining comments like this.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
1 hour ago, Deleted account said:

LOL. That's actually true, lower frequencies have greater energy and travel further. 

 

 

Plush.jpeg

Probably felt it with the lateral line

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, gimruis said:

To me, that is irrelevant.  Its a variable that I can control, so I am going to control it.

 

I see it as being very similar to whether fish can see your fishing line and whether or not it will affect the number of bites you get.  I don't care.  Its simply another variable under my control, whether or not it affects your success or to what degree that is.

 

It should not be irrelevant but should be considered. We do not know if bass can see a fishing line or if they care about it.

 

We do know that bass can feel vibrations as in sound vibrations and we do know radios can produce sound vibrations in a boat. I'd like to know IF the vibrations generated by music played in a boat could be heard/sensed by fish and if it has any effect on them and what that effect might be.  

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Super User
5 minutes ago, Dogface said:

We do not know if bass can see a fishing line 

We do know that bass can feel vibrations as in sound vibrations 

In this context these two statements can't both be true.

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I think playing music can hurt/won't help your fishing.  I know several smallmouth gurus that turn their electronics off since they feel it negatively affects the bite.  

 

I rarely play music when fishing but I listen to podcasts every time I go out.  Listening to podcasts entertains me throughout the day and definitely keeps me on the water longer.  I never listen to anything the first few hours but I'm always listening to something the second half of my day.  Granted, I am wearing ear buds so no one hears what I am listening to and I would be shocked if it somehow affected my fishing.  Personally, I think it is rude to blast music while on the water when others are around.  There is a popular lock by me and in the summer you might have 10-15 boats waiting to lock through.  Usually, you have some boat blasting their music even though most of us don't care for it.  Turn it down.  Have some respect for others.  

 

 

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Global Moderator
1 minute ago, Deleted account said:

Like a Shark Magnet with training wheels...

I always wanted one of those things they summoned flipper in with 

  • Haha 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.



  • fishing forum

    fishing forum

    fishing tackle

    fishing

    fishing reels

    fishing

    fishing

    bass fish

    fish for bass



×
×
  • Create New...