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Old 12-15-17, 06:44 AM   #1
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Default best fly fishing camera

So my lovely family has decided to purchase me a camera for fly fishing. I am afraid to shove phone underwater for photos. I would like to hear my experienced colleagues opinions on what should be purchased.
I appreciate the help.
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Old 12-15-17, 10:12 PM   #2
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I picked up a waterproof Panasonic 3 years ago and it is a trooper. I will buy another one when I need to replace it.
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Old 12-16-17, 02:24 AM   #3
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MY Olympus TG was lost in the river for around a month. An NGTO member found it, and it still worked.
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And we are the dreamers of dreams,
Wandering by lone sea-breakers
And sitting by desolate streams;
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Old 12-16-17, 06:52 AM   #4
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I think Gout's story wins. Thanks for the comments.
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Old 12-16-17, 07:52 AM   #5
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After doing repeated "bobble & grabs" with my cell phone at the Lake, I decided that it was only time before the phone would go overboard. I just got a FujiFilm XP120 to use in the skiff. It was rated quite highly and somewhat less $ than other digital waterproof cameras; lots of features and simple to use.
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Old 12-17-17, 11:49 AM   #6
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My Olympus super tough as done a great job for 8 years .
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