About Peter Dahl

Lake Superior Charter captain fishing out of Duluth, Minnesota

Make you own down rigger camera mount for GoPro or Sony action cameras

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Make your own down rigger camera mount for Sony or GoPro cameras

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Instructions

  • Drill a 1/4 in hole thru torpedo weight.
  • Insert a 1/4 by 3″ bolt from the bottom
  • put a  washer on the bolt.
  • Cut a piece of 1/8 by 3/4 aluminum flatbar to length (about 3 1/2 inches)
  • Drill two 1/4 inch holes in bar.   (make sure you  have adequate clearance for camera.
  • put bar over washer – screw on coupling.
  • Drill a hole in a 1/4 x 20 thumbscrew – put a locking nut on and screw it onto the coupling.
  • Install camera using the tripod mount.
  • Tighten everything – attach to cable and you are ready to record.