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How Electronic Technology is Destroying The Magic

  • Creates an unlevel playing field in tournaments
  • Costs a minimum of $20,000 to compete
  • You can see the fish like a video game...no mystery
  • Fishing and nature is a healing activity
  • We need the unknowns and the magic of nature to heal
  • Technology is an insult

Identifying Big Bass on Fish Finders

  • Rule #1 - Usually schooled together but not on top of each other
  • Rule #2 - Dots are spread more horizontally than vertically
  • Rule #3 - Short arches with lots of color
  • Very large arches on 2D are probably not bass
  • Very close together is probably catfish

Common Down Imaging Confusions Explained! - Fish Finder Basics

  • Where the transducer is mounted
  • How does it work?
  • Is your Boat Moving or Stationary?
  • Where is that object on my sonar image?

What Bass Look Like on Side Imaging - Side Imaging Explained

  • Look for dots in the shadow of objects - easiest
  • Look for tiny black grains of rice - hardest

What Cover Looks Like on Down Imaging

  • Rock piles
  • Brush piles
  • Stumps
  • Logs
  • Standing Timber