the original fishAmatic automatic hook setters
   FishAmatic and ice-fishAmatic instructions:

     For use with your existing fishing rod or ice fishing pole.

* Be sure to watch the videos, they will show you how easy it is to use the original fishAmatic and ice-fishAmatic automatic hook setters.
       

Original fishAmatic illustration:




Ice-fishAmatic illustration:



FishAmatic and ice-fishAmatic display illustrations:


   
FishAmatic detailed setup Instructions:

Fishing instructions for the
fishAmatic Automatic Hook Setter:

The fishAmatic catches fish on an unmanned pole.
  It Automatically sets the hook as the fish bites.
The hook is very rarely swallowed.

Place a small amount of bait on your hook and cast out the line.  Place the pole in a holder, dock post or anything so that the rod is held near vertical with the rod eyes facing toward the water.  Reel in a little of the slack line so that the bale is set. Then place the looped end of the fishAmatic cord around the reel handle. 


Preparing the cord:
The appropriate cord length (after both ends have a loop)  will be about 2/3 the length of your pole. You can either tie the cord's non-looped end back onto the cord for the appropriate length, thus having a loop on both ends, or use a red and white bobber or other device to hold or "clip" the end of the cord back onto itself at the appropriate length. Do not cut the cord because this end will be looped through the hook-setter soon. (A bobber works great with one side attached to the end of the cord and the other side of the bobber attached down farther onto the cord, thus allowing you to easily adjust the cord length and the amount of rod tension- see bobber in photos).

 

With the factory "pre-looped" end of the cord still down around the reel handle:
Secure the other end of the cord to the hook-setter by passing it's newly created loop (that you created in the prior step) through the "tight squeeze' in the hook-setter's teardrop shaped end. Then while grasping the rod tip in one hand and the hook-setter in the other, carefully bend the rod downward and insert the end of the hook setter that is near the teardrop shape, into the rod tip eye, Hold them together momentarily. Then gradually let the cord tighten. The hook-setter and cord will hold the rod in a bent position. The hook-setter itself should be somewhat vertical as shown.
 

The fishing line is then fed through one of the three loops in the hook setter, depending on the fishing conditions.

The top loop is used for normal conditions and trips the easiest

The middle loop is used to prevent false tripping by strong current, heavy winds. or while trolling slowly.

The lowest loop is used for trolling with large or high draft lures or with live bait which may trip the more sensitive positions.

A 1" or larger bobber can be placed on the cord so you can easily adjust the rod tension or use it on different length poles. It would also prevent the fishAmatic from sinking, in the slight chance that the whole thing would ever fall into the water.

The fishAmatic is now set and ready to catch a fish.


You can see the cord is holding the rod in a bent position, with one side of the bobber attached to the end of the cord and the other side of the bobber attached to the cord roughly half way down.

When a fish bites, the line tension rotates the hook setter releasing the rod tip, instantly causing the rod to snap back at the same time that the fish is pulling on the hook.

The hook is usually caught in the fish's mouth or jaw rather than deep in the fish's stomach or gills, so the fish is saved.

The fishAmatic is a "catch & release" fisherman's friend.
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Fully patented, Copyright 2005-2016,
All Rights Reserved






Ice-fishAmatic setup Instructions:

The IceFishAmatic Automatic Hook Setter catches fish on an unmanned pole. 

 It Automatically sets the hook as the fish takes the bait, with the hook rarely swallowed.

After lowering the bait to desired depth and placing the rod into a pole holder, place the loop end of the IceFishAmatic cord around the reel handle.

A 1" or larger bobber* placed on the cord will prevent the IceFishAmatic from sinking if it falls into the water.
*Bobber available separately at fishamatic.com

Grasping the rod tip, the rod is bent downward to insert the end of the hook setter into the rod tip eye. 

The line is fed through one of the two loops in the hook setter.

The upper loop in the wire is used for pan fishing and trips very easily.

The lower loop in the wire can be used with live bait or for catching larger fish.

 

The bobber is also used to adjust the cord tension.  The cord should be approximately 2/3 the length of the pole.

The IceFishAmatic is now ready to catch a fish.

When a fish bites, the line tension rotates the hook setter releasing the rod tip, instantly causing the rod to snap back at the same time that the fish is pulling on the hook.



The hook is usually caught in the fish's mouth or jaw rather than in the fish's stomach.

The IceFishAmatic is a "catch & release" fisherman's friend.

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Fully patented, Copyright 2005-2016,
All Rights Reserved

 

Check out the free "fishAmatic fishing tips and tricks" document on the products page,
for more information on how to catch fish easily.

        FishAmatic makes catching more fish
fun and easy, on your regular fishing pole,
or with your ice-fishing rod.



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