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After thinking it over…. #14221954 12/16/21 12:23 AM
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…. I have decided to not add the Humminbird Live to my repertoire of gadgets to my arsenal.
I have DI, SI, 360 , 2d sonar and mapping up front. I find myself looking too much at all that now than really zeroing in on just fishing.
Plus, I’m not all that sold on this really helping me finding fish. If I fished up north in clear deep water and fish for smallmouths maybe it would help. Here I fish mainly in 10’ or less and moving along the banks and points. My 360 picks up everything I need as far as structure and other objects that fish like to hang out. My DI and SI gives me where those fish are.
I kind of feel it’s a little overkill adding Live.
Just my thoughts and reasons to bypass Mega Live.


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"...My 360 picks up everything I need as far as structure and other objects that fish like to hang out. My DI and SI gives me where those fish are..."

That says it all.

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My MEGA 360 shows "stuff" and fish regardless of the water color.


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Originally Posted by Wayne P.
My MEGA 360 shows "stuff" and fish regardless of the water color.

My 360 does that for me also, I have found that using them both in unison can be a big benefit in finding those fish. I still use my 2D sonar a lot also.
I think there is a place for Mega Live, but I feel it will not benefit me from what I already have. PLUS.. it saves me a couple thousand to boot! That means I can buy a lot more lures I'll never use....lol


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Re: After thinking it over…. [Re: Dogfish_Jones] #14229993 12/25/21 12:31 AM
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Looking at getting the mega 360 for my center console boat. Do any of y’all have CC’s that it was installed on?



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