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#12744907 - 05/05/18 10:23 PM Is Navionics recommended?
tonyguitarguy Online   content

Registered: 01/18/10
Posts: 221
Just bought a Lowrance hook 7 for my center console. Ive been reading about the Navionics+ card that i can buy for 149.99. Is it recommended to get it or would i be ok without it? I am new to bigger fishfinders like the hook 7.

#12744920 - 05/05/18 10:41 PM Re: Is Navionics recommended? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
Fishbonz Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 5039
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
I would HIGHLY recommend it.

#12744923 - 05/05/18 10:47 PM Re: Is Navionics recommended? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
Madatu Offline

Registered: 02/21/17
Posts: 136
Loc: Texas
you need some type of high def card. Navionics is a great card. you get more contour lines with a good card and some lakes don't show up at all on basic stock stuff.
Mike Warren

#12744931 - 05/05/18 10:58 PM Re: Is Navionics recommended? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
FXfromTx Offline

Registered: 11/01/16
Posts: 286
You will be okay without it, but I highly recommend getting it. The contours, buoy markers and structure markers will change the way you fish!
"The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad."

#12744933 - 05/05/18 11:08 PM Re: Is Navionics recommended? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
44 Diesel Online   content
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Registered: 12/25/12
Posts: 5167
Loc: Burleson,TX
map card is a must. Get it updated and make sure sonar charts is turned on and updated, more detail with it on

#12749214 - 05/09/18 12:48 PM Re: Is Navionics recommended? [Re: tonyguitarguy]
Corey Stanley Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 1010
Loc: Tx
Before you drop the money on it, check out the available mapping from Navionics on their webapp and see if the noticeable difference with and without the card is worth the money to you. In my opinion, not being able to see depth contours on your chartplotter is really limiting the potential of the unit. Navionics Webapp

Edited by Corey Stanley (05/09/18 12:49 PM)


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