The down side however is that being that close you are just as visible to the fish as they are to you.Ever heard anglers saying “I could see them but they just wouldn’t bite”? _____________________________________________________________ 2015 Feb 04 Here is the complete coverage of Kwa-Zulu Natal on Insight Genesis's Social Map.Unfortunately there is no coverage of the Indian Ocean on Social Map.You can however log the data and save it to your own chart plotter, but it is of no value to the Social Map community. _____________________________________________________________ 2015 Jan 22 NAVICO has just launched the new colour Social Maps for Insight Genesis and it is FREE! _____________________________________________________________ 2014 Dec 23 With the launch of the new HDS III, CHIRP is now a standard feature and naturally this technology will become more of a hot topic in the New Year.The problem now is, now that we have all these wonderful tools, do we know how to use them, or even realize that we have them?As South Africans, and so many other countries outside of the US , inland water charts were just totally unheard of.Sure, we had Navionics charts for the saltwater offshore stuff, but inland waters – nothing.I’m not going to go through the whole history of how we got from there to here in just a few years, but I can assure you it is nothing short of amazing. _____________________________________________________________ Back in 2010 I wrote an article on using georeferenced photos to capture key structure and cover for when the dam level is very low.
_____________________________________________________________ 2014 Oct 18 Using sonar to look for large rock piles, reef pinnacles and wrecks is quite easy as the bottom profile changes dramatically. _____________________________________________________________ 2014 Oct 12 The ‘buzz’ word in sonar these days is CHIRP (Compressed High Intensity Radiated Pulse) technology.
This morning I took the following equipment out on to the water for testing in shallow water to see what this technology has to offer me when I’m fishing for Largemouth Bass.