Darwin's Journey

Zombait - A Robotic Lure That Brings Dead Fish Back To Life!

A project in Somerville, MA by Magurobotics, LLC
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Zombait is the world’s first robotic fishing lure which is inserted into a dead bait fish to make it swim again... Reanimate your bait!
Backers: 233
Average Pledge Per Backer: $126

Funded: $29,419 of $27,000
Dates: Nov 22nd -> Jan 7th (46 days)
Project By: Magurobotics, LLC
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Latest News

108% and some personal Thank You's from Jessy & Matthew

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
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We did it!!

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
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First Pike Ever Caught on Zombait Lure! Video inside

January 6th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our Zombait lures got its passport stamped and our friend, Michael, in the Netherlands spent a couple days fishing with a Zombait lure prototype and caught a pike!  Take a look at a video of him catching and releasing this fish!  Thank you,... (Read More)

24 Hours to go! ALMOST THERE!!! + A surprise coming tonight!

January 6th - via: kickstarter.com
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2 Days Left! 75% and going strong!

January 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, thank you everyone who pledged today, we have just reached 75% of our goal with just under 46 hours to go!  WE CAN DO THIS! Thank you all so very much, but the job is not done!  We need just a little bit more to be successfully funded and move... (Read More)

3 Days Left!

January 4th - via: kickstarter.com
There are 3 days left in our Kickstarter campaign and we have gotten a few questions pertaining to what happens next, so we figured we'd just explain it here.  We have a goal of raising $27K by 6pm on Thursday 1/7/16 Eastern Standard Time USA.... (Read More)

Zombait co-founder Rink answers questions about Zombait!

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Rink Varian, a commercial fisherman from Maine and Zombait co-founder, answers some questions about Zombait including 1) Why Zombait? 2) What advantages does Zombait provide?  3) How did you think of this idea?  4) What exactly is a Zombait lure?... (Read More)

9 days remaining!

December 29th - via: kickstarter.com
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Merry Christmas!

December 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Merry Christmas from The Zombait Team!  (Read More)

50% & a BIG Thank You from Jessy!

December 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
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3 Weeks to go! Help us make dead bait history.

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
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Zombait interview on The Delmarva Angler radio show!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Check our interview with The Delmarva Angler radio show! (Fast-forward to about 18:00).  We talk about, well, Zombait! https://soundcloud.com/the-delmarva-angler/12-5-15-live-show  (Read More)

Happy Friday, everyone! 40%!

December 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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Zombait featured in BostInno! Learn more about us and how we got here!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!  Great news!  We have just been featured in a BostInno article and we'd like to share this with you all!  We hope you enjoy the read and learning a little more about us and how we got here.... (Read More)

Zombait is 25% funded! Help us get to 100% and beyond!

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You!! (all 54 of you, so far!)  You helped us get to 25% of our goal!  Help us spread the word about Zombait to fellow anglers.  After all, the more pre-orders we receive, the faster we can get these out to you so you can fish "live" bait... (Read More)

20% raised!

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
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Zombait now ships everywhere in the world!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to the significant buzz and messages we've received from the international fishing community, we've decided to open up the Silver reward tier and above to international backers! Think of how many more species of tasty bait fish will now be... (Read More)

Our first backers!!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Just started the campaign this morning and already have our first fishermen who want to fish with Zombait.  We cannot wait to get these into your tackleboxes and onto your lines.  Thank you!  (Read More)

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