texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
YungB0at469, ShuttleSlide Mounts, Iain McClelland, LouisianaFishingLeague, bigslim39
112880 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 94,664
hopalong 86,689
Pilothawk 79,725
John175☮ 77,244
JDavis7873 67,398
Bigbob_FTW 64,273
Derek 🐝 64,243
Mark Perry 59,804
Tritonman 58,900
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums62
Topics779,599
Posts9,833,212
Members112,880
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? #13541557 05/01/20 03:23 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
6
603Country Online Content OP
Outdoorsman
OP Online Content
Outdoorsman
6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
After another day crappie fishing and once again losing the exact spot the wife wanted to fish, she is pushing for a anchor type trolling motor. It’s a wonderful situation, her wanting to spend money on the boat gear without me begging. What I had pretty much made up my mind on is a Minn Kota Ultrex 80#. But, the fish finder I want is a Garmin 93UHD with livescope. So, what I need from you knowledgeable fellows is whether or not these two units will go together well. I don’t think they can communicate, but is that going to be a problem? How important is it that the fish finder and trolling motor communicate?

I’m pretty set on going with a Garmin fish finder and livescope, but I am flexible on the trolling motor make, as long as it does a good job. From what I read Minn Kota does the best job with fewer issues.

I’m about to spend serious money and I really want to get it right the first time. Thanks.

Re: Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? [Re: 603Country] #13541959 05/01/20 09:15 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
6
603Country Online Content OP
Outdoorsman
OP Online Content
Outdoorsman
6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
Nobody responded, but never mind. Problem solved. Will place orders today or tomorrow with Mygreenoutdoors.

Re: Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? [Re: 603Country] #13542203 05/02/20 12:56 AM
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 9,359
S
SteezMacQueen Online Happy
TFF Celebrity
Online Happy
TFF Celebrity
S
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 9,359
The Ultrex doesn’t need to communicate with the Garmin. I have the same Ultrex with Lowrance graphs. The troller has everything it needs to fully function included with it. MyGreenOutdoors will be able to fully answer anything and everything about both brands.


Eat. Sleep. Fish.
Re: Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? [Re: 603Country] #13543521 05/03/20 12:47 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 86,699
hopalong Online Content
Pumpkin Head
Online Content
Pumpkin Head
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 86,699
go garmin, no regrets and I was nothing but humminbird/minnkota for decades. 57" on a 202 champion with 2 93sv graphs




[Linked Image]


" Hop, set the hook"!


lake fork FISHERMANS COVE MARINA/reservations - 903 474 7479
Re: Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? [Re: 603Country] #13543542 05/03/20 01:07 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
6
603Country Online Content OP
Outdoorsman
OP Online Content
Outdoorsman
6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
I went with the Ultrex TM. Fishfinders will be a Garmin 106 at the bow and a 93 at the console. That’s some expensive stuff.

Mygreenoutdoors was indeed a great help.

Last edited by 603Country; 05/03/20 01:10 PM.
Re: Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? [Re: 603Country] #13543939 05/03/20 07:55 PM
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 5,220
B
bloo_rainger Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
B
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 5,220
Originally Posted by 603Country
I went with the Ultrex TM. Fishfinders will be a Garmin 106 at the bow and a 93 at the console. That’s some expensive stuff.

Mygreenoutdoors was indeed a great help.


If you would report back after you get some time in and let us know how you like it. Sounds like a solid setup.

Re: Ultrex and Garmin - yes or no? [Re: 603Country] #13543985 05/03/20 08:50 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
6
603Country Online Content OP
Outdoorsman
OP Online Content
Outdoorsman
6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 212
It’ll all be connected so the wife can see livescope on the 93 at the console. This whole expense is about her seeing and catching fish. The more fish she catches, the happier she’ll be, and the more fishing we’ll do. It was the wife that said “we need the Ultrex”. I hope I don’t wake up and this was a dream.

I used to be a bass fisherman primarily. She hates bass fishing. I guess I’m a crappie fisherman now. Maybe...just maybe, all this new gear will help me turn her at least slightly toward bass fishing.

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3