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#11802133 - 08/29/16 06:55 AM Fish finder question
jasoniam Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
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Loc: Bedford
Went to marine creek to mess around with the fish finder and noticed some wierd stuff on it and wasn't sure what one thing was. Pull up next to dam in around 35 ft of water now when I was around 20ft I could notice floor was showing as I went deeper I noticed fuzz I guess from that point to max depth is that normal here's a pic
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#11803546 - 08/29/16 08:15 PM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
Addicted_2-Fishin Offline
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Registered: 05/08/12
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Loc: Flower Mound, Tx
Looks like the thermocline to me.

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#11803986 - 08/30/16 07:00 AM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
BODA Offline
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thermocline, change in water temp. it shows up on the sonar because science

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#11804110 - 08/30/16 08:26 AM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
Mudman63 Offline
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Loc: Spring & New Braunfels, Texas
That fuzzy layer is the thermocline, the top is at 18'.

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#11804281 - 08/30/16 10:01 AM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
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Very cool that's what I was thinking but wanted input.. Still new at reading the fish finder and understanding what I'm looking at!!
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#11806999 - 08/31/16 08:09 PM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
Jason Delfraisse Offline
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yes that looks like thermocline to me.

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#11807691 - 09/01/16 10:22 AM Re: Fish finder question [Re: BODA]
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Lol ......because science....

That's a perfect explanation honestly
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#11809175 - 09/02/16 09:36 AM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
Crazy4oldcars Offline
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Cool! I just learneded me some Science!!

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#11809520 - 09/02/16 01:15 PM Re: Fish finder question [Re: jasoniam]
Searsay Offline
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Registered: 07/26/12
Posts: 173
Loc: Lewisville TX
the science - Thermocline shows up in sonar due to the change in density of the water (due to the rapid change in temp).

Random article from google that goes into more depth - http://www.bradwiegmann.com/sonar-and-gp...catch-fish.html

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