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#11603412 - 05/14/16 09:03 PM Garmin map cards
Clark3 Online   content
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Anyone have a recommendation for a map card for my Garmin echo map? And does bass pro or cablas sell them?

I had a hot maps in my lowrance and liked it. But my Garmin is a micro SD I think and this thing is a regular SD that I had in my lowrance. I know there's a different section but this section gets more views

Thanks for your help

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#11603645 - 05/15/16 12:24 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: Clark3]
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About the only option is to go with the LakeVu HD or the LakeVu HD Ultra. The contour lines on the Garmin HD mapping is great. You can also add Fishing Hot Spots Pro to give the mapping more detail (road beds, creek channels, and such). I'm actually about to add the Hot Spots to mine.
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#11603666 - 05/15/16 04:12 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: tx2va07]
Clark3 Online   content
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Originally Posted By: tx2va07
About the only option is to go with the LakeVu HD or the LakeVu HD Ultra. The contour lines on the Garmin HD mapping is great. You can also add Fishing Hot Spots Pro to give the mapping more detail (road beds, creek channels, and such). I'm actually about to add the Hot Spots to mine.


That's what I'm looking for. It has lake vu already on it, and i love the contour lines it shows, however I really need to be able to see the creek and river channels, I follow them a lot this time of year, and it doesn't show them at all.

Is that fishing hot spots pro a sd card?

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#11603716 - 05/15/16 07:24 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: tx2va07]
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Originally Posted By: tx2va07
About the only option is to go with the LakeVu HD or the LakeVu HD Ultra. The contour lines on the Garmin HD mapping is great. You can also add Fishing Hot Spots Pro to give the mapping more detail (road beds, creek channels, and such). I'm actually about to add the Hot Spots to mine.


Thats what I did and it's great. You buy the hot spots online and download to your on sd card. It has to stay in the slot to work.


Edited by coachallentca (05/15/16 07:25 AM)
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#11603717 - 05/15/16 07:25 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: Clark3]
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Also use the color shading for your depths. You will see a lot of deep humps and drop offs.
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#11603763 - 05/15/16 08:12 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: Clark3]
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You can order it through Garmin and get it on an SD card or order it as a download if you already have an SD card you're using in your unit.
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#11603764 - 05/15/16 08:13 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: Clark3]
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#11603801 - 05/15/16 08:46 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: coachallentca]
dandeeks Offline
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Originally Posted By: coachallentca
Also use the color shading for your depths. You will see a lot of deep humps and drop offs.


how do you do this?

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#11603805 - 05/15/16 08:50 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: Clark3]
Kerry Richards Offline
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Does the Hotspots work with LakeVu? seems I read it only works with the HD or Ultra.

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#11603881 - 05/15/16 09:51 AM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: tx2va07]
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Originally Posted By: tx2va07
You can order it through Garmin and get it on an SD card or order it as a download if you already have an SD card you're using in your unit.



So I can go to Walmart and buy a blank 16gb or larger micro sd and down load it correct? My
Lap top accepts the regular sd so I guess I have to use the adapter in my lap top

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#11604152 - 05/15/16 02:14 PM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: Clark3]
coachallentca Offline
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yes and yes and yes.I did not go bigger than 32gb on my sd card. Go get an SD card make sure it's a class 10 and you will be good.


Edited by coachallentca (05/15/16 02:30 PM)
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#11604171 - 05/15/16 02:29 PM Re: Garmin map cards [Re: dandeeks]
coachallentca Offline
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Originally Posted By: dandeeks
Originally Posted By: coachallentca
Also use the color shading for your depths. You will see a lot of deep humps and drop offs.


how do you do this?


Go to charts the to navigation charts and the hit menu. Once there go to chart setup hit it and the chart appearance will go up. You will see depth shading. You can shape up to 10 different colors from a range of depths. Make sure you are up to date on your software
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