Unlike traditional sonar, which offers limited underwater visibility, side scan sonar paints a comprehensive picture of the underwater landscape. This innovation offers several crucial advantages for anglers seeking to improve their fishing game. Bass anglers have heavily relied on this technology for over ten years. The advancements and improvements have made the clarity greater and finding fish habitat and fish easier.
Side scan sonar excels at uncovering submerged structures like rocks, trees, and ledges, perfect habitat for all species. By identifying them accurately, anglers can target their casts where bass are most likely to be.
Locating schools of baitfish is key to finding bigger fish. Side scan sonar helps anglers spot these bait-rich areas, indicating potential bass activity. Armed with this information, anglers can adapt their tactics to match prevailing conditions, boosting their chances of a successful catch. On sidescan you can see exactly how large schools
Last week we talked about the importance of Radar. Today, we discuss the importance for fisherman to have radar on their vessels.
Fishermen have relied on their skills and intuition to navigate the vast oceans and locate the best fishing waters for years.. However, with the advent of advanced technologies, one tool has proven to be a game-changer for modern fishermen: radar. Radar is an indispensable piece of equipment that has transformed the way fishermen approach their craft. In this article, we'll delve into the various reasons why radar is crucial for fishermen, particularly when it comes to finding birds, fish, and other essential information that enhances their fishing success.
One of the primary advantages of radar for fishermen is its ability to detect bird activity. Seabirds, such as gulls, terns, and pelicans, are excellent indicators of fish presence. They are skilled at spotting schools of fish from the air
Lowrance just released an update for the Active Target 2. So far the new active target has been a great addition to many boats across the country. The new system has made it easy to keep up in the competitive market of forward facing sonar.
With the new technology, there have been a few hiccups that anglers have noticed when pairing the new Active Target 2 with their older chartplotters (Live, Carbon and Elite FS). The new update will fix this glitch. Issues like sticking images, network dropping (NO SOURCE) are the most common issues that have been addressed.
Other cool updates include : greater bottom representation, range lines are smaller and more visually appealing, added range settings and selections, more color pallets 6, 7, & 8.