texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Vital, TX Salty Bay, AggieBowhunter13, JamesWillingham03, LakeNTrail scott
115216 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 101,775
hopalong 96,108
Pilothawk 80,815
John175☮ 78,914
Bigbob_FTW 73,125
JDavis7873 67,402
Derek 🐝 66,454
Mark Perry 62,608
Forum Statistics
Forums61
Topics1,146,556
Posts15,672,244
Members140,216
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Garmin 7sv+ or Lowrance Hook Reveal 7x TripleShot? #13834229 01/06/21 04:22 PM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 536
G
Goodysgotacuda Online Content OP
Pro Angler
OP Online Content
Pro Angler
G
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 536
I am looking for a $400 fish finder to use on my fun fishing boat on small water.

I've not used either brand and want to get down imaging, side imaging and GPS plotting. I would also like the ability to add local lake maps to the unit in the future.

Pricing is the same on the two, it looks like the down and side view frequencies are similar. Lowrance has a micro SD slot, which I assume will accept local maps. The Garmin only has connectivity through the ActiveCaptain app [sounds less appealing]


Help me decide what I should get!

Re: Garmin 7sv+ or Lowrance Hook Reveal 7x TripleShot? [Re: Goodysgotacuda] #13834384 01/06/21 05:56 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 96,108
hopalong Online Content
Pumpkin Head
Online Content
Pumpkin Head
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 96,108
active capt. will add to maps with updates, they also own navionics but navionics will not load into a garmin yet. my 93 sv echomaps have good maps, easy to use and my side/down is great.

if you can swing a little more the 93svhd plus I think are on sale at bass pro/cabelas for around 580.00 (saw some sort of ad a few days back).

had birds for decades prior and like the garmins a lot better so far.


" Hop, set the hook"!

TexDawg 99,999

lake fork FISHERMANS COVE MARINA/reservations - 903 474 7479
Re: Garmin 7sv+ or Lowrance Hook Reveal 7x TripleShot? [Re: Goodysgotacuda] #13836293 01/07/21 07:11 PM
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 213
J
Jonathan_Zambrano Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
J
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 213
Are there maps preloaded in the Garmin Vivid 7sv units? I know my Hook2 5TS came with cMap maps in it.


Re: Garmin 7sv+ or Lowrance Hook Reveal 7x TripleShot? [Re: Goodysgotacuda] #13842872 01/12/21 04:20 AM
Joined: Oct 2020
Posts: 64
L
Larry Hutchens Lowrance Pro S Online Content
Outdoorsman
Online Content
Outdoorsman
L
Joined: Oct 2020
Posts: 64
X units like th 7X do not have mapping they have GPS for trails and waypoints but no Background Map. You need the Hook Reveal 7 TS which is fully loaded with SI, DI, Sonar and Maps. If you don't want SI get the 7 SS which is DI Sonar and Maps


On Water Training
www.LowranceOnWater.com

Lowrance Pro-Staff since 1986 Bass and Crappie Fishing, Hunting, Farming, On Water Training , Exploring Texas and its history.
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