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Smart-phones," like this Motorola Android, can aid anglers both on and off the water; albeit for a monthly fee.

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Cellular phones, once used for the sole purpose of calling others, can now assist anglers in the quest to catch more fish.

The first call ever placed on a cell phone was on April 3, 1973. Martin Cooper, a visionary for Motorola, called his rival at Bell (AT&T) from the bustling streets of New York using the 30-ounce wireless device.


In 1983 the company introduced the DynaTAC, a much lighter version that still weighed one pound (and cost $3500 to buy).

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