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3Garmin Striker 7sv
4Humminbird Helix 9 DI GPS
5Humminbird Helix 10 SI GPS



How To Catch Bluegill – Fishing Facts Tips

Bluegill fish are among the easiest fish in the world to catch. Even a beginner with virtually no skill can hook a bluegill. That said, this article will help improve your chances of hooking a bluegill. This freshwater fish is a native of the Great Lakes, the Mississippi, and the

How to Catch Perch

How to Catch Perch – Fishing Facts Tips

The perch is one of the most common fish in North America. It’s relatively small, usually only reaching a length of 15 inches and a weight of just over 2 pounds, but it’s very delicious and is a favorite in many restaurants. This freshwater fish is most likely to be

down imaging vs side imaging sonar

Down Imaging vs Side Imaging Sonar

When it comes to fish finding sonar, your choices have exploded in recent years with advancements by leaps and bounds. In this article we will be quickly looking at two important sonar types used in today’s new fish finders: Down imaging sonar and side imaging sonar. These two innovations have

Lowrance Hook 5 Review

Lowrance Hook 5 Review


The new Hook 5 by Lowrance is part of their new Hook line of fish finders designed to cater to anglers of any budget. The Hook 5 is a combination fish finder and GPS chart plotter developed for anglers wanting a great value, but who are not willing to sacrifice on quality. It delivers on both counts with features generally only found on units costing significantly more money. The Hook 5 fish finder is a 2016 upgraded version of the very popular Lowrance Elite-5 HDI released in 2013.

Garmin echoMAP CHIRP 73sv Review

Garmin echoMAP CHIRP 73sv Review


Garmin echoMAP CHIRP 73sv has a widescreen display resolution of 800 by 480 pixels from a 7-inch screen which gives it more than enough real estate for crystal-clear viewing. Perhaps the main selling point of the echoMAP CHIRP 73sv is its built-in CHIRP (Compressed High-Intensity Radiated Pulse) sonar capabilities. CHIRP does not just send one frequency at a time. Instead, it sends a continuous sweep of frequencies on a low-to-high range. This puts more pulse onto the target than traditional sonar, and consequently provides more detailed returns.

how to catch muskie fishing tips

How To Catch Muskie – Fishing Tips

Muskie are some of the largest and most elusive freshwater fish. They’re sort of legendary in that many fishermen want to catch muskie, but few seem to actually do it. This freshwater fish is native to North America, and is most common in the areas of the Great Lakes, the

How To Catch Lake Trout - Fishing Fact Tips

How To Catch Lake Trout – Fishing Fact Tips

Tips for Catching Lake Trout Lake trout is one of the largest freshwater char, or cold freshwater fish. Lake trout is most often fished for sport, and in many areas of the world, has been overfished, so check your local area for any fishing limits. This fish is quite delicious

how to catch salmon

How To Catch Salmon – Fishing Tips

Salmon is the all-encompassing name for several varieties of fish that are freshwater fish, saltwater fish, or fish that spend part of their lives in one habitat and part of their lives in the other. Salmon is one of the most-desired restaurant fish, and they are most commonly found in

fish finder features explained

Fish Finder Features Explained

Fish finders that use sonar emit sound waves under the water and detect the sound waves that bounce back off of objects and surfaces under the water. The echoed soundwaves are converted into an image of the objects and surfaces beneath the water using a transducer. StructureScan uses a specialized

How To Catch Carp

How To Catch Carp – Fishing Facts Tips

Carp Fishing Facts Carp are almost universally despised by environmentalists, ecologists, biologists, and aquatic life fanatics. Carp are invasive fish from the Black and Caspian Sea areas, and were introduced to almost every continent, sometimes accidentally, sometimes for farming purposes. Carp are disliked by so many because of their habit

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