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#11888539 - 10/19/16 08:13 AM Boat Lanes?
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Registered: 01/21/16
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Loc: Ft. Worth, Tx.
Has anyone on here used this product? I would just like to know how reliable it would be for using on a new lake (new lake to me). Of course caution would still be used by not running wide open all the time but it would be nice to comfortably navigate. Thanks!

(http://www.boatlanes.com/)
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#11888547 - 10/19/16 08:15 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
DEFMP Offline
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Yes, it's very reliable, but if the area seems dangerous I would idle.

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#11888552 - 10/19/16 08:17 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Great for Rayburn and fork IMO toledo is more sketchy. As stated above its a good tool if anything looks dangerous idle. Its pretty hard to follow a red line on your GPS while your running on plane especially if your new to running that lane. So slow down if you need to and stay safe

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#11888560 - 10/19/16 08:20 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
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Thanks guys, that is what I was hoping to hear. I would definitely take it slow it it looked too sketchy. So worth the money at least?


Edited by jackson_ranger (10/19/16 08:21 AM)
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#11888563 - 10/19/16 08:21 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
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Navionics had a version with the Sam Rayburn North Cut boat lane from 147 to Hanks Creek Park off "target" to the west by 100yds, out in the timber and stumps. I am not sure if they have updated it on some of the newer versions.

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#11888571 - 10/19/16 08:23 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
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Thanks Bigron119, I'll check into Navi also but they are probly a little more $.
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#11888573 - 10/19/16 08:24 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: Bigron119]
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I used Lance Vick's Boat Lanes on Rayburn last week, never hit a thing.

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#11888636 - 10/19/16 08:48 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
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Happykamper, does he have a website?
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#11888656 - 10/19/16 08:54 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
BigHead248 Offline
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Registered: 08/15/16
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I use it on Fork and haven't had any issues. Just go slow and use caution if it's your first time running a lane.

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#11888702 - 10/19/16 09:18 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
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Originally Posted By: jackson_ranger
does he have a website?


www.boatlanes.com and view available lakes under Downloads.


Edited by LittleGazoo (10/19/16 09:19 AM)

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#11888768 - 10/19/16 09:49 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
Happykamper Online   content
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Originally Posted By: jackson_ranger
Happykamper, does he have a website?
You bet, you can download the lake on an sd card and then upload it on your graph, well you probably can, I had to get one of my office girls to do mine.

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#11888852 - 10/19/16 10:32 AM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
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WELL worth the $$
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#11889084 - 10/19/16 12:22 PM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
jackson_ranger Offline
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Ok, thanks all!
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#11889493 - 10/19/16 04:01 PM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
BigHead248 Offline
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Loc: Waxahachie, TX
There's at least two discussions on TFF about how to get it on your graph.

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#11889523 - 10/19/16 04:22 PM Re: Boat Lanes? [Re: jackson_ranger]
Texascajun69 Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
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Loc: Hemphill,Texas, USA
The Navionics boat lane is still about 150 yds. off. I ran it this past weekend. When I knew it was wrong I shutdown, switched to the Lowrance Insight map and it showed the correct location. Idled over, got on plane with no issues. I got my Navionics Platinum chip about 8 months ago. I may need to see if it has been updated online or not.
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