Texas Fish & Game

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December 20, 2016
lowrance hook-9

Lowrance Hook-9: Mega Screen, Mini Price

Well, okay, a base MSRP of $549 for the new Lowrance Hook-9 isn’t exactly “mini,” but you have to look at the bang for your buck factor. And when you do, the Hook-9 is an eye-opener. […]
June 28, 2016
garmin gpsmap 840

Should you get a Chartplotter/Fishfinder, or an MFD?

Quite often folks ask me the difference between a chartplotter/fishfinder, and a “real” MFD (multifunction display). Usually, the follow-up question is ‘which one do I need?” Let’s take each of these questions on one at a […]
December 9, 2014
si-tex svs 460

New Fishfinder-Chartplotter: Si-Tex SVS 460 and 560

There are always tons of new fishfinders and chartplotters hitting the market, but usually they come from a handful of big companies. If none of the offerings from those companies is exactly what you want, you’re out […]
October 8, 2013

Lowrance Elite 7x HDI – Full Season Test

I had the chance to spend a season with the Lowrance Elite 7x HDI fishfinder/chartplotter, and after some extended use, thought you might like to know the ins and outs of this extremely popular unit. For […]
September 24, 2013

Electrical Connections on Boats: Win the Never-Ending Battle

Electrical connections on boats present a never-ending battle. They corrode and corrupt, shake free from vibrations, and those that need to be constantly disconnected and reconnected, such as the plug-ends in the back of a removable […]
December 11, 2012

Can You Make Your Marine Electronics Work Better? YES!

Marine electronics like GPS chartplotters, VHF radios, and fishfinders can be finicky, but I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know. The real question is, are your units working up the their full potential? Chances […]
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