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#10950276 - 06/30/15 09:50 PM What are the white dots
robertd2119 Offline
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Registered: 02/03/05
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Got my new Hummingbird 998 w/ di and si for the first time. Things I saw were incredible, Found a rock pile in 28ft water topping at about 15ft. Had white dots all over. What was I seeing?
Thanks
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#10950301 - 06/30/15 10:00 PM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Take a screen shot next time. On DI, white dots are usually fish.
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#10950306 - 06/30/15 10:03 PM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
RangerBass21 Offline
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White dots are fish, also big gizzard shad will show up as white single dots too in a school.
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#10950411 - 06/30/15 11:00 PM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
robertd2119 Offline
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That's what I had heard, White dots meant fish. Its lake Corpus Christi...I don't think we have gizzard shad. But don't really know. The white dots were above and down the sides of the rock pile.
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#10950416 - 06/30/15 11:06 PM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
RodBreaker aka cwill Offline
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the white dots are the fishes air bladder
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#10950489 - 07/01/15 03:10 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
timwins31 Offline
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Tiny dots are usually small baitfish.

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#10950490 - 07/01/15 03:11 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: RangerBass21]
timwins31 Offline
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Originally Posted By: RangerBass21
White dots are fish, also big gizzard shad will show up as white single dots too in a school.


Same with big bluegills. I've seen some insane stuff on the DI out on Ivie. There used to be massive schools of bluegills in that lake, some where the AVERAGE size would be over 8 inches.

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#10950885 - 07/01/15 09:22 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
txmasterpo Offline
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Split screen it with 2d sonar and you can see arches that will corelate with the "dots"
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#10951039 - 07/01/15 10:26 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
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Fish!!!

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#10951631 - 07/01/15 02:48 PM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
DEFMP Online   content
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They're fish! Now practice, and learn your graph more and you'll figure out what species of fish by the way they're set up on the cover/structure. There are plenty of youtube videos on this!

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#10955418 - 07/03/15 11:16 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
robertd2119 Offline
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Thanks for the tips! Heading out to study some more!
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#10955464 - 07/03/15 11:41 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
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#10955470 - 07/03/15 11:48 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
Gman72 Offline
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Awesome pic's!

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#10955687 - 07/03/15 02:39 PM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
Gman72 Offline
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drop a small hammer spoon straight down and give a few quick jerks!

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#10956394 - 07/04/15 06:27 AM Re: What are the white dots [Re: robertd2119]
M. Massoletti Offline
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I hate screen shots like that. I think it ought to be mandatory to have GPS coordinates attached.

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