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Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan #13197173 06/26/19 10:33 PM
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I tried watching videos and searching, but could t find any good pictures of bass on side scan. I know what to look for on down scan, but would like to see some examples of what to look for. Thanks in advance.


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Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197198 06/26/19 10:57 PM
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Rice krispies is what bass look like on side scan. Theyíre going to look like a little rice shape, then youíll see a very small gap between the fish and the ground and then youíll see the shadow. Guaranteed fish. Unless they are absolutely glued to the bottom you wonít see the shadow but youíll still see the little rice krispie. If there are fish on structure you would expect to see a bass on and you see that little rice krispie out to the side you can bet your bottom itís a bass.

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Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197209 06/26/19 11:04 PM
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Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197213 06/26/19 11:07 PM
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Now, I know thatís an HB unit but itís very much a similar look on the HDS Gen 3 units. I would know, I run them. However, keep in mind that those rice krispies are probably muskies which are much bigger fish but that rice shape, then bottom of the lake, then shadow is the exact same look for bass just a little smaller.


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Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197530 06/27/19 04:21 AM
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If those are muskies thatís the motherload wolf pack of muskies! What are the coordinates eeks

Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197533 06/27/19 04:31 AM
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I would think muskies look like gar on sidescan. Those ain't muskies

Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197548 06/27/19 09:46 AM
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wow, great imagery! I don't ever get anything that nice out of my HDS3.
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Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: Jarrett Latta] #13197601 06/27/19 12:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Jarrett Latta
I would think muskies look like gar on sidescan. Those ain't muskies


Whatever they may be, I just pulled this image from a video and the fella said muskies. Regardless of what those fish are the return on side scan is the matter of topic.


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Originally Posted by Skunked Again Fishing
wow, great imagery! I don't ever get anything that nice out of my HDS3.
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Same thing here. I think HB has much better screen resolution for side-scan and down-scan than does Lowrance.

Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197777 06/27/19 02:33 PM
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I have never seen that many muskies in one spot. I would think Musky would be a longer shadow than shown in that picture.

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Here's some bass on Fork with a lowrance unit. Taken by Lee Livesay

Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: LeonSulak] #13197924 06/27/19 04:43 PM
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I can't get anywhere close to that kind of picture on my hds 12 carbon units

Re: Lowrance Gen 3 Side Scan [Re: rducky625] #13198508 06/28/19 02:57 AM
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Originally Posted by rducky625
I can't get anywhere close to that kind of picture on my hds 12 carbon units


Most likely your transducer location or some sort of interference.

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