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#12305538 - 06/21/17 08:41 PM Help with saltwater fish finders
Falcon Lake Guide Offline

Registered: 08/05/13
Posts: 114
Loc: Zapata , Texas
My questions are

1. Good fish finder to fish oyster reefs in the Rockport area ?

2. Good fish finder to move nav through the bays and get to certain areas . Like a great mapping system .

Would like some help .

#12306014 - 06/22/17 08:48 AM Re: Help with saltwater fish finders [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
Pat Goff Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5678
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Don't spend a ton of cash on any unit, because:
Bay is too shallow to get much use out of your sonar. Most everything you'll fish is visible.
And never depend on a GPS to navigate, that box will put you on a sand bar in a hurry. Marking spots? yep.
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

#12306129 - 06/22/17 09:48 AM Re: Help with saltwater fish finders [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
fishesintrees Offline

Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 29
Loc: Austin/Seadrift
You can find a decent chart plotter for $200-$250, I hardly use the depth finder while running, not much use knowing what the depth is behind you. Get a 6' or so stick for finding oyster reefs, or just look for PVC sticking out of the water.


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