Mackinaws caught in Colorado on an ice fishing rod using an improvised Lindell Auto Jigger. He glued a downrigger release onto his Auto Jigger. Now you can use an ice fishing rod. When the fish takes line out it releases the line from the downrigger release and you are now catching the fish on your fishing rod instead of hand over hand. A great idea!
Barry's own testimonial...
We were shooting a fishing show on Red Lake last year and I actually had to turn the Lindell Auto Jigger off so I could help with cooking. It was working so well that one of our fishing buddies was even jigging in time with the Auto Jigger. It was hilarious... I was going to take a nap and had to shut it off then also. Just as I was falling asleep I would catch another 17 1/8" walleye. I hate to complain but fishing is hard work and I just needed a break.