iPhone Sleeps With the Fishes, Now Helps Catch Them

An iPhone user-cum-fisherman who accidentally drowned his handset — it fell overboard on a fishing trip — got the last laugh by turning its waterlogged remains into a fly-fishing lure.

First step: an iPhone autopsy (iTopsy, anyone?) to isolate the appropriate parts:

This image described by iPhone, fishing lure, FirefoxScreenShot014

The lure itself incorporates the screen polishing cloth for the body, the USB logicboard
connector for the legs, touchscreen interface wires for the head and
wings, and various other harvested components.  The result?

This image described by iPhone, fishing lure, FirefoxScreenShot015

Oh, and the handle of this skilled handyman? "Captain Ahab." Figures…

[Via Make]

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