Highest Rated Fishfinders
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Garmin Echo 550c Review

The Garmin echo 550c is the top of the line unit in a new series of moderately priced fishfinders targeted directly at freshwater anglers. These sounders are due to hit the consumer marine market in the spring of 2011. Buy one of the six available Garmin Echo fishfinders here. With

Garmin 740s Review

The Garmin 740s is a standalone MFD that features a 7-inch display with touchscreen interface, an internal high-sensitivity GPS receiver, and a 1000-watt digital sounder into a single unit that comes preloaded with Garmin BlueChart g2 U.S. Coastal cartography that includes Bahamas coverage. The back panel has four connectors, one

Garmin 546s Review

The Garmin 546s test unit we reviewed combines the capabilities of a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, mapping chartplotter, and 1000-watt internal sounder into a single unit that comes preloaded with Garmin BlueChart g2 U.S. Coastal cartography. A 500-series plotter from Garmin can be purchased in a wide variety of configurations. Here

Garmin 545s Review

Our Garmin 545s test unit shipped with a powerful internal sounder, internal GPS sensor, and was preloaded with Garmin BlueChart g2 U.S. Coastal cartography covering both mainland coasts from Canada to Mexico, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Guam. The compact 500-series chartplotters from Garmin can be purchased in a wide

Garmin 540s Review

This Garmin 540s was destined for installation on a 19-foot center console boat used primarily in the waters of the Upper Florida Keys. The boat’s owner was looking for a compact multi-talented unit to replace an antiquated non-operational chartplotter. Shop for the latest Garmin 540-series chartplotter combos here. In this

Garmin 498C Review

Our test version of the Garmin 498C came equipped from the factory with an external GPS antenna, an integral sounder, and a dual-frequency transducer. Other models of the 498C are available with an internal GPS antenna. The unit is pre-loaded with Garmin BlueChart cartography that covers the U.S. in great

Garmin 440s Review

Our Garmin 440s test unit shipped with an internal sounder, internal GPS receiver, and was preloaded with Garmin BlueChart g2 U.S. coastal cartography. The pre-loaded charts covered a very large area that includes both U.S. mainland coasts from Canada to Mexico, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Guam, and the Great Lakes.

Garmin 198C Review

The Garmin 198C we tested came equipped from the factory with an external GPS antenna/sensor, an integral 500-watt sounder, and a dual-frequency transducer. It has an internal world map built-in to memory and uses Garmin BlueChart cartography to enhance map details. The display unit case is just over 6-inches high,

Garmin 178C Review

The compact Garmin 178C we tested was equipped with an internal GPS antenna, an integral sounder, and a dual-frequency transducer. Other models of this Garmin chartplotter are available with an external GPS antenna and single frequency transducer. The unit contains an internal world map and uses Garmin BlueChart cartography to

Garmin echoMAP 70s Review

Rating
4/5

The Garmin echoMAP 70s is a combination high performance chartplotter and fishfinder. The ultrafast updates make this unit ideal for shallow and inland water on any center console or bass boat. The echoMAP 70s has a seven inch WVGA touchscreen display. The display is crystal clear, allows great visibility in the daytime as well as nighttime

Garmin echoMap 50s Review

Rating
3.9/5

When it comes to choosing depth sounders and GPS, the top three choices are Garmin, Humminbird or Lowrance. Compact fish finders are the affordable alternative to 12-inch monsters that are very expensive. Garmin has been a market leader in marine GPS and handheld GPS technologies. The Garmin echoMAP 50s is an affordable combination of a well-calibrated depth sounder and GPS and is ideal for smaller craft.

Garmin Echo 150 Portable Review

Rating
4.5/5

The Echo 150 portable is a dual-beam, dual-frequency fishfinder from Garmin, a renowned manufacturer of fishing equipment. Being portable, the device is ideal for angling from canoes, kayaks and other small fishing vessels and for people who move a lot between boats. It not only measures water depths, but also shows the user a very good image of the structural elements like weeds and rocks lying on the bottom.

Garmin Echo 150 Review

Rating
3/5

While Garmin Echo 150 qualifies as one of the budget models, appealing to the cost-sensible fisherman, it has numerous features and qualities which make it feel like a top of the line system. For starters, there are its excellent dual beam capabilities.

Garmin Echo 100 Review

Rating
3.8/5

When it comes to selecting the perfect fishfinder for all your fishing needs, value is everything. This is where the Garmin Echo 100 comes into play, as a strong fishfinder packed with all the important functionality but nevertheless light on both the frills and your wallet.

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