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The Top 3 Popular Types Of Fish Finders In 2017

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There has been a wide variety of fish finders that have been introduced into the marketplace in 2017. All of them come in different sizes, shapes, and colors. Each fish finder serves its purpose as it is not a case of one size fits all. Finding the right fish finder will help you enjoy your fishing experience while at the same time helping you catch the fish you are looking for.

VMN's info on the best fish finders breaks down some of the important factors you need to consider to when you are searching for a fish finder. A fish finder should be both reliable and long-lasting. Before you decide on settling on one, it is essential to look at different features and the model which should help you meet your fishing goals.

Below are the top 3 types of fish finders in the market.

1. Lowrance HDS 7 Gen3
This type of fish finder is normally for a high-end market. It is highly priced because it has a variety of features in it and high quality. The beauty about this fish finder is that it has a 7’’ screen which means it can be used in any weather and especially during the cold weather; a person will be able to touch the screen with their gloves. The screen is clear and has HD resolution. It is multifunctional in that, it can display more than one screen. This means that you can use it to for navigation and you can also use it to find fish.

With the Lowrance software, you will be able to connect to the internet wirelessly. This means that the information received from the device can be transmitted to smartphones and tablets. It is also possible to install 3rd party software from an app store which has a variety of software and applications.

So long as there is a strong wifi signal, you will be able to get more functionality while at the same time applications that have bugs can be corrected for them to work correctly. This also means that the data collected when you are out in the water can be transferred to a central network informing people on the new maps and information. This will make the experience seamless for the next person who will use the Lowrance software.

A Lowrance HDS 7 Gen3 has a StructureScan which is used to find any obstacles that could destruct your path. It also uses CHIRP sonar to find fish.

2. Garmin Striker 7SV
If you are looking for good fishing spots, then you should get the Garmin Striker 7SV. It is helpful when it comes to navigation and finding the right paths. If you want to define your favourite spot or explore new fishing areas, this is the correct device to use.

Because it has a custom transducer, it will give out more detailed information compared to the other fish finders. You will be able to see the type and size of the fish, its appearance as well as the density. This will help you to identify the fish easily and make you find them faster. During the first stages of interpreting the images, it might be difficult to understand the pictures, however with time, you will get the hang of it.

The Garmin Striker 7SV is perfect when you want to navigate the same fishing spots. It will also record information on speeds making it easier for you to find fish.

3. Humminbird Helix 5
This fish finder is affordable, easy to install, simple and easy to use. As compared to the other ones, it doesn’t have much functionality and features as compared to the other ones. It comes with a built-in transducer which can show images close to 600 feet deep in the waters.
This fish finder can be used in areas with a lot of sunlight. Instead of having a touch screen, the screen is normal which makes it easy to use. It is made from thick plastic and is small, making it usable for small boats.

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  1. I don't even know what a fish finder is!

    1. Technology's so cool these days; they even have devices to help you find fishes! xoxo

  2. I never heard about these methods before, very interesting :-)

  3. Wow! Thanks for sharing. I did not know of such existence. My hubby would like this.

  4. I can’t believe I never heard about fish finders, they are such an innovative way of fishing!

  5. This is really a good eye opener for me! It is so new and hi-tech.
    Do they have gadgets to find spirits? LOL Just kidding.

  6. Very interesting post, dear! Who knew all these info? :)

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  8. Really interesting post! Thanks a lot for sharing)

  9. Your blog always introduces me to new topics, very interesting! Have a great weekend!

  10. My brother-in-law uses one on his boat. I'm not much into fishing, but they seem like helpful gizmos!

  11. Goodness, I did not even know there is such a thing as a fish finder LOL!

  12. Interesting post my dear!! <3 -

  13. Great places. Thanks for sharing and have a lovely weekend! :)

    Kathy's delight

  14. haha I didn't even know fish finders were a thing!

  15. Oh wow, I didn't know this kind of gadget exist. Hubby would be thrilled to find this out. Thanks for sharing dear!

  16. Fish finder? It's something new for me :)

  17. Neat! New to me and so interesting.


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