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FISHING ELECTRONICS

A fun group for the person who wants just that little bit more out of there electronics or just has questions. A group of fisherman who know and enjoy there electronics and don't mind sharing and those that have questions and want to lerarn. 

Members: 54
Latest Activity: Aug 18, 2019

Waiting for some warm weather so I can mount them in the boat.

Purchased 2 new Humminbird finders. Helix 7 G2N and a Helix 12 G2N.  Waiting on a new trolling motor. I want the new Ultrex 80 24volt but can't see the money they want for it now.  Will keep checking on prices hopefully I can get one by spring. If anyone should happen to see any deals keep me in mind. Got my new trolling motor last week. Not all I need is warmer weather so I can get these things installed in the boat. Oh, and watching a lot of youtube to better familiarize myself with the 2 finders at least.

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LOWRANCE ELITE-7 HDI 70 Replies

This is such a great unit that ive had already for two seasons and yet each time i take it out on a trip i feel like ive learned something new. i will be posting hints tips and tricks and screenshot…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Apr 6, 2018.

Garmin Striker 7sv 12 Replies

im looking at buying one of these units strictly for the side imaging function. do any of you guys know of anyone that has one of these units or has one of the other 7" units from some of the other…Continue

Started by tracy willis. Last reply by tracy willis Jul 30, 2017.

Learning about and using the Hummingbird ICE 35 Flasher 10 Replies

Using  the Hummingbird ICE 35 Flasher -bottom to topHow transducers work-easy assembly see Manual pgs1-16 manualUsing Simulation modeTo use simulation or demo mode ,Push in top knob and turn bottom…Continue

Tags: in, top, b, push, mode

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Dec 20, 2016.

Auger Attached To Power Drillon 14 Replies

Anybody ever use these conversion kits? The manual augers are beginning to hurt my shoulders, arthritis in each, and I'd like to go to some kind of power auger. I can't afford to spend $400  or $500…Continue

Started by Bruce Tomaselli. Last reply by Bruce Tomaselli Dec 18, 2016.

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Comment by John Sheehan on August 18, 2019 at 6:43am

Funny you should say that Allen ! The other day ,we were catching most of our Pickerel and the one nice Crappie in a spot me and a buddy ice fished about 2 years ago and caught a 26" Pickerel and a 12" Crappie.

Comment by Allen Morgan on August 17, 2019 at 6:46pm

GPS is nice when you can take your unit out during warm weather (NOW), and mark various waypoints like weedlines, drop-offs, etc.  THEN, go back during Winter to those same waypoints and drill a hole through the ice onto good cover/structure.

Comment by John Sheehan on August 17, 2019 at 1:56pm

I dont have the expensive GPS -SIDE IMAGING UNITS ,but an old BPS marker buoy helped me and brother Greg stay on a hot spot the other day .

Comment by John Sheehan on August 17, 2019 at 1:54pm

I still love my ICE 35 flasher unit too  Dick !

Comment by dick tabbert on August 17, 2019 at 6:59am

The electronics of today is far superior to yesterdays. Haven't got a clue of what all it does but we get accustomed to what we use and seem to forget about the rest. So far I love mine but know I will love it more as I learn more.

Comment by John Sheehan on August 17, 2019 at 4:55am

Gotta say Dick, the Helix 5  has been an invaluable tool for finding productive drop offs outside the weed line that holds Crappie and Pickerel . The Unit is well designed, affordable  and a pleasure to use .

Comment by dick tabbert on August 16, 2019 at 1:10pm

Iv'e been out a couple of times with mine and still confused. These things do so much I guess it may be best to do a little at a time.

Comment by John Sheehan on August 16, 2019 at 12:32pm

Thanks very much Dick ! Been searching for something like this and been coming up empty!

Comment by dick tabbert on August 16, 2019 at 9:58am
Comment by John Sheehan on August 16, 2019 at 7:07am

Hey Dick Tabbert , or anyone for that matter . Got a pic of what the thermocline looks like on a Helix unit ?How about Bait cloud image? I use a Helix 5.

 

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This coppernose measured just over 11 inches. Catch and release form my float tube.
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"Thanks Jeff .Great catching these Guys again !"
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"Greg put on a clinic trolling his 'Hot N Tot ' !"
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26.5" Pickerel 4#,9oz.

"Yea Man,my BOTY so far."
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