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#12304624 - 06/21/17 12:26 PM Good fishfinder/GPS combo for kayak?
Uncle Zeek Online   content
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I know some of you have such devices mounted on your kayaks. Any recommendations on a decent quality unit that'll accept a Navionics map chip, and doesn't require too much hole-drilling on the boat?
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#12304844 - 06/21/17 02:01 PM Re: Good fishfinder/GPS combo for kayak? [Re: Uncle Zeek]
Todd™ Offline
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Registered: 01/21/11
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Depends on if your kayak has Geartrac or not. If it does then no holes at all. If you don't then most require at least 4 holes for the mount. If you don't have the gear rails then I suggest getting some and mounting those. Then you can put all kinds of things on your kayak without drilling. As for FF/GPS get what ever you like and can afford. The biggest and best you can afford is what I recommend.


Edited by Todd™ (06/21/17 02:06 PM)
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#12304955 - 06/21/17 03:09 PM Re: Good fishfinder/GPS combo for kayak? [Re: Uncle Zeek]
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Another option would be the Navionics app and run the Vexilar sonar phone for the depth. It allows you to run a split screen with the Navionics app with the depth reading from the Vexilar unit...pretty sweet and a lot cheaper, check it out, perfect for smaller water craft...http://www.sonarphone.mobi/
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