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#12248087 - 05/16/17 11:53 AM Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9
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Just wondering because my sonar doesn't show the defined arches...It did ID fish in the top of a tree when I was in 23 feet of water. Think it was crappies.

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#12248142 - 05/16/17 12:24 PM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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Actually Humminbird fish ID is pretty accurate. It actually detects air bladder of the larger fish. Crappie probably want get a fish symbol unless it's rather large but a 1 # Or larger fish would

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#12248816 - 05/16/17 07:33 PM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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Originally Posted By: BCBassCat
Just wondering because my sonar doesn't show the defined arches...It did ID fish in the top of a tree when I was in 23 feet of water. Think it was crappies.


You Helix will do arches if you set it so it can.

You will get arches if you use 83 kHz. It has more coverage and the fish are within the sonar pulse long enough to create the arches.




Viewing 200 kHz with FishID turned off:



Viewing 83 kHz with FishID turned off:



Combo 83/200 kHz:

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#12249448 - 05/17/17 08:37 AM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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Wow those screen shots are very impressive thank you for sharing.

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#12252290 - 05/18/17 06:29 PM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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It's not too bad, got into some nice stripers

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#12253015 - 05/19/17 08:36 AM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: Buckshotbuddy]
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Originally Posted By: Buckshotbuddy
It's not too bad, got into some nice stripers


Buckshot what transducer are you using? My imaging isn't near as good as yours...See below

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#12253021 - 05/19/17 08:39 AM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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#12253045 - 05/19/17 08:49 AM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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Have to be some large crappie to qualify for a FishID symbol.

Very few in this school were large enough:

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#12253214 - 05/19/17 10:12 AM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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So my question is how to get my image to look like these. Is it the transducer or the way I have mine set?

And if you look at the sonar on my picture(fishID not turned on) Look at the tree...is that what it's supposed to look like?

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#12253379 - 05/19/17 11:46 AM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
Wayne P. Online   content
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Originally Posted By: BCBassCat
So my question is how to get my image to look like these. Is it the transducer or the way I have mine set?

And if you look at the sonar on my picture(fishID not turned on) Look at the tree...is that what it's supposed to look like?


The tree in your tri-view is behind the depth readout on the 2D view. Yes that is how it is displayed for 2D sonar.


This is a fallen tree with the base still on shore, I caught all three of those bass plus some smaller ones that did not qualify for the symbols.



Same tree a few days earlier with no symbols, so I did not stop to fish there:

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#12254233 - 05/19/17 10:20 PM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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Originally Posted By: BCBassCat
Originally Posted By: Buckshotbuddy
It's not too bad, got into some nice stripers


Buckshot what transducer are you using? My imaging isn't near as good as yours...See below

The regular compact , i want to get the hd. Ill send you some settings when i get back in town so you have a starting point

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#12254671 - 05/20/17 12:17 PM Re: Does Fish ID Work on Helix 9 [Re: BCBassCat]
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Thanks Buckshot I'd appreciate that.

Thanks for everybody's input!!

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