Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ToasterWEyes, brokefish, FMiller2016, LathGage, Daniel1998
106339 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86889
hopalong 78788
Pilothawk 75534
JDavis7873® 67385
John175 ® 65706
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58848
Tritonman 57701
LoneStarSon® 53682
SkeeterRonnie 53096
facebook
Forum Stats
106339 Members
61 Forums
811653 Topics
10246936 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11882270 - 10/15/16 07:18 PM Lowrance HDS map card
Atta Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/29/09
Posts: 1921
Loc: Durham NC
Should I stick with lowrance or is the Insight pro and insight hd worth the time to learn??

Top
#11883043 - 10/16/16 11:32 AM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Atta Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/29/09
Posts: 1921
Loc: Durham NC
Thank you so much for all of the help guys I really appreciiate it......

Top
#11883210 - 10/16/16 02:09 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Pantera III Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/07/10
Posts: 180
Loc: Pittsburg, TX
I'd go with navionics

Top
#11883359 - 10/16/16 03:51 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
grout-scout Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 6358
Loc: Boerne, Texas
I laugh at you getting mad because of no one responding, but answer this question for me OP. Why would anyone buy an Insight card if all of our graphs come with built in Insight?

Top
#11887019 - 10/18/16 10:59 AM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Corey Stanley Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 930
Loc: Tx
Agree with Grout-Scout, if you plan to go away from the built in Insight mapping, I wouldnt go with another Insight Mapping, may see some differences but not what you may think. I would recommend either the Navionics Platium or Nav+ region card, depending on what your mapping preferences are, but before you make a purchase, you do have the ability to look at all of the avaiable mapping from Navionics free of charge at:
http://webapp.navionics.com/#boating@6&key=omvvDnjx%7DP

Be sure to toggle the button in the bottom left and turn on the Sonar Chart layer.

By going this route you have 2 different option at your disposal for mapping between you built in Insight and your Navionics mapping. IMO always better to have more than one tool.


Edited by Corey Stanley (10/18/16 11:03 AM)
_________________________
www.navionics.com

Top
#11887026 - 10/18/16 11:02 AM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Michael Huffer Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/01/14
Posts: 83
Loc: texas
I just bought the hotmaps platinum last night and so far what ive seen its pretty awesome
_________________________
Texas A&M Bass Fishing Team '21

Top
#11887549 - 10/18/16 03:53 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: grout-scout]
lipjerk Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2274
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Originally Posted By: grout-scout
I laugh at you getting mad because of no one responding, but answer this question for me OP. Why would anyone buy an Insight card if all of our graphs come with built in Insight?


Not all units come with Insight built in, there are ROW units that do not have it. I have Navionics + and I dig it.

Top
#11887559 - 10/18/16 04:00 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
SK1 Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/27/14
Posts: 292
Yeah Op, just go with the Navionics platinum hot maps south. You will not be disappointed.

Top
#11887595 - 10/18/16 04:13 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Texascajun69 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 578
Loc: Hemphill,Texas, USA
I have a Lowrance with factory installed INSIGHT mapping and I have the Navionics Platinum Map. The Navionics generally has much better mapping and features, but occasionally the Navionics INSIGHT on certain lakes will beat it. This past weekend on Rayburn I was wanting to run the Long Cut about the 147 bridge. My Navonics did not show the boat lane, but the INSIGHT did. If you have the money get both. It pays in the long run.
_________________________
John K Fontenot
I am not advocating killing all the stupid people; what I am saying is we remove all the warning labels and let nature take its course

Top
#11887598 - 10/18/16 04:14 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Texascajun69 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 578
Loc: Hemphill,Texas, USA
Meant to write LOWRANCE INSIGHT
_________________________
John K Fontenot
I am not advocating killing all the stupid people; what I am saying is we remove all the warning labels and let nature take its course

Top
#11888387 - 10/19/16 06:24 AM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Gamblinman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2935
Loc: Yantis, TX
If you have not looked at one of the Legend cards for specific states, please do so.

http://www.legendcartography.com/texas.html
_________________________
Texas Crappie Posse

Top
#11891726 - 10/20/16 08:49 PM Re: Lowrance HDS map card [Re: Atta]
Klinger Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/22/15
Posts: 56
Loc: Texas
I just found an Old Insight Pro card and plugged it into my HDS. The card offers more contour but very little beyond that from what I could see.

Gamblinman - Those legend cards look pretty cool. Is it only available for the lakes listed? None for Ray Roberts or Lewisville? Wish I had the Lanier map when I was living in Georgia. Loved that lake!
_________________________

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide