Brandon Austin

Brandon Austin
Brandon is the CEO & Co-Founder of GoFish Cam
Find me on:

Recent Posts

Luring in LowLight Lunkers: Use GoFish Cam For Deep Freshwater Fishing

Posted by Brandon Austin on Apr 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM

Fishing deep water for big fish offers a breed of anticipation and thrill that’s entirely unique. It’s also a skill every angler should cultivate. As the temperature goes up, those lunkers head down to the cool, dark, depths. The nature of deep freshwater fishing, however, almost guarantees you’re “flying blind” and if you miscalculate, the chances of being skunked are high. The good news is, there’s a way to illuminate that darkness, provide some priceless angling insights, and have a whole lot of fun while you’re at it. Next time you go deep, rig up with a fish camera underwater from GoFish Cam. You’ll never go back to flying blind.

Read More

Why GoPros Aren't Great As Fishing Cams

Posted by Brandon Austin on Apr 12, 2020 11:46:00 AM

GoPros are great for a lot of things. They can be attached to your helmet for some awesome skiing, snowboarding, skydiving, or mountain biking footage and they’re even pretty durable. However, when it comes to fishing, they don’t have as much to offer as a fish finder or an underwater fishing camera. But don’t give up on finding the perfect fishing camera just yet. You’ll be happy to know that there are much better options out there for you, like the GoFish Cam wireless underwater fishing camera. This fishing device attaches directly to your line, has a hydrodynamic shape for stable footage, and captures high-quality HD footage at 1080p and 60fps that can downloaded straight to your phone once reeled in. Read on to learn why we don’t recommend GoPros for fishing.

Read More

Tags: GoFish Cam, fishing camera, underwater fishing camera, fishing gear

Planning Your First Fishing Trip This Spring

Posted by Brandon Austin on Apr 4, 2020 8:45:00 AM

No matter where you live, there’s something about spring sweeping in that makes most folks want to head outdoors. Of course, as the water thaws, we know all you anglers are itching to dust off your gear and get out on the water. But wait! Before you throw everything in the back of the truck and head out without a plan, slow down for just a minute. A little bit of planning can help start this spring’s fishing on an amazing footing. Before you head out for your first fishing trip of the spring, start with these straightforward suggestions to make sure things go a little smoother.

Read More

Tags: fishing line camera

Ice Fishing Is Nearly Ended — Soaking In The Last Days

Posted by Brandon Austin on Mar 27, 2020 11:26:33 AM

It’s the time of year that the snow is melting and little green buds are starting to pop up through the earth. For those of us who really enjoy days out on the ice, the greenery of spring is a sad reminder that ice fishing is almost over for the season. On one hand, it means more opportunities to get out on open water are coming our way. On the other, it means there are so few days left to get out and enjoy the great atmosphere of a day on the ice. As we approach the end of ice fishing season, keep these tips in mind to wring out as much enjoyment as you can!

Read More

Tags: underwater fishing camera

Killer Strategies for Fishing Tournament Practice and Preparation

Posted by Brandon Austin on Mar 3, 2020 11:15:00 AM

There are fishing tournaments every year, all over the country, with substantial prize money at stake. For the pros (and enthusiasts) working those tournaments, a bad day on the water can mean the difference between loss and victory. That’s why smart pre-tournament practice sessions to gather information about the area and improve your angling technique are essential. However these pre-tournament scouting days take a lot of time and waste a lot of gas, but there’s a few strategies you can take to cut down on time and be more effective when pre-scouting, such as incorporating a fish camera underwater.

Read More

Tags: Fishing, fishing electronics, tournament fishing

Features, Flora & Fish: Insights Only GoFish Cam Provides for Fishing

Posted by Brandon Austin on Feb 19, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Whether they’d admit it or not, even the most serious angler can’t help but get a little bit giddy when rewatching the epic strikes and fights recorded by their GoFish Cam. Serious anglers can also take advantage of the fact that having a fish camera underwater gives them fishing insights that simply aren’t available from any other source. Any angler can use the GoFish Cam to access an absolute wealth of unparalleled angling information and intelligence, making it a great tool for evaluating and improving their strategy. These are a few of the underwater features that the GoFish Cam can reveal.

Read More

Killer Tips for Cold Weather Pike Hunting

Posted by Brandon Austin on Feb 9, 2020 10:57:00 AM

As aggressive as northern pike are, many anglers think of them almost exclusively in terms of warm weather. The thing about predators that aggressive is that the need for energy to sustain them, and their appetite, doesn’t stop when the temperature drops. With some solid tips, and the addition of an underwater fishing camera, you can be slaying winter pike with the best of them, whether on ice or open water.

Read More

Using the GoFish Cam (and Other Tips) for Slaying Cold Weather Crappie

Posted by Brandon Austin on Feb 2, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Crappie can be notoriously fickle fish on the ice or on open water. Crappie are challenging fish, amazing fighters for their size, and they’re great eating. They’re well worth the challenge, and offer an opportunity for cold-weather fishing. Since they can be such a challenge, here are a few tips to help along the way and to get you started. Among the most effective of those tips is employing the GoFish Cam, the in-line underwater fishing camera that can prove an advantage to cold weather crappie fishing. If you know any crappie anglers (or those who prefer other species), find out why the GoFish Cam should win spot one on any winter (or summer) gifts for fisherman list.

Read More

Tags: fishing experience, ice fishing, fishing line camera, underwater ice fishing camera, underwater fishing line camera, crappie

Unbeatable Strategies for Finding Killer Honey Holes When Fishing

Posted by Brandon Austin on Jan 30, 2020 1:30:00 PM

Whether you’ve been fishing a body of water for years or just discovered a new favorite spot, fish and the environment are always full of surprises. It can take some work and planning to fish that body of water without getting skunked. Thankfully, there are some reliable strategies for identifying the honey holes, conspicuous or hidden, in virtually any body of water. Those strategies can range from basic environmental observation to employing a fish camera underwater. Here are a few tips that should improve the odds of both the seasoned and beginner angler.

Read More

4 Killer Tips for Improving Your Trolling Success

Posted by Brandon Austin on Nov 21, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Trolling can serve as the boating equivalent of napping on a riverbank with a straw hat over your face, and a bell attached your rod—you throw one or two lines in, set the boat on cruise, and kick back. No judgment, that’s a better way to spend the day than most and is sometimes exactly what’s called for. These tips, however, are for a more active, engaged breed of trolling. It’s about the kind of trolling employing an underwater fishing camera, dynamic use of the bait, and analysis of conditions. If that’s the kind of trolling you’re interested in, the kind far more likely to catch fish, read on.

Read More

Tags: GoFish Cam, Fishing, fishing tips, pro tips, fishing camera, underwater fishing camera, angling tips, fishing experience, trolling, fishing cameras, water, wireless underwater camera, underwater fishing line camera, charter captain, fishing trip