I think its actually pretty level with the water, its just a bad angle on the picture. I will double check and make sure its level.
so from Wayne's post it sounds like I should relocate it?
Some don't have an issue with those lines and just ignore them once they understand the source.
A hole shot plate or some cover on the bottom of the jackplate will eliminate them.
Due to the length of that transducer, you just have to pay attention to the how much room you would have for attachment to a plate so the outboard will not contact it when trimmed all the way down. On the side of the jackplate or same offset you have from the hull centerline on a plate would work.