Marine Electronics

May 25, 2024
Will AI soon be playing a role in a fishery near you? Love it or hate it, as crazy as it sounds the answer is a definite yes, especially if you own a modern fishboat with modern electronics or plan…
May 9, 2024
Those of you who read FishTalk on a regular basis may have noticed that I swapped out my old reliable 22 Glacier Bay for a new Caymas 26 HB last year, and along with it, shifted to a completely new…
April 25, 2024
Merriam-Webster defines Communication as: “a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior.” These kayak anglers may spread…
April 23, 2024
As the fishing season of 2024 busts loose we Mid-Atlantic area anglers and Chesapeake Bay fishing fans are on the lookout for cool new goodies that will help us catch more fish. Here are three top…
October 6, 2023
As water temperatures fall striped bass begin to school up as they follow the bait out of the rivers — making for some of the best light tackle fishing anywhere in the world. Knowing how to maximize…
August 9, 2023
Shifting from one manufacturer’s marine electronics to another is a big deal, as we examined in our Marine Electronics Upgrade article a few months back. You have to learn a whole new digital…
June 6, 2023
You say you want to catch more, bigger fish this summer? Of course you do! Whether you're planning to chase speckled trout in the shallows or mahi-mahi at the canyons, these goodies will help make it…
January 22, 2023
ARGH — I had the same old marine electronics on my boat for, embarrassingly, an entire decade. Sure, it was a cool looking touchscreen MFD with side-scan, radar, and autopilot, but in today’s world…
August 14, 2022
Sure, a fishfinder can help you catch more fish. But, so can a slew of additional electronic accessories, if you start applying these tactics using: Chartplotter AIS Radar Marine electronics…
April 23, 2022
Just how much can you learn with modern electronics, like a Furuno NavNet system with DFF3D capabilities? The scans tell the story. Off the middle of Assateague Island about 4.1 miles out, look for a…
April 21, 2022
Presented by SiriusXM Marine Offshore action is right around the corner, and now’s the time to start thinking about getting ready to take on those tunas, billfish, mahi-mahi, and wahoo. It’s been a…
January 10, 2022
Doing a marine electronics upgrade for your boat can have a major impact, and marine electronics manufacturers have been busy — very busy — with 2022 new product introductions. So, we decided to…
November 23, 2021
Modern technology and the transition from paper charts to electronic navigation charts (ENC) has fundamentally changed how we prepare for fishing trips and navigate our boats. The wealth of…
November 19, 2021
Ready to check out some cool new fishing gear from the likes of Shimano, Humminbird, and Pelagic? Whether you're trying to find that perfect holiday gift for an angler you love or just juice up your…
November 11, 2021
Many kayak anglers have installed advanced fishfinder/GPS units with large screens, side-scan and down-scan capabilities, and advanced transducers, while others try to master kayak fishing without …
January 27, 2020
We’re Spot-Locked in place (see "Charged Up on the Chesapeake," to learn how that little trick works) tossing jigs at the structure 40 or 50 feet off to starboard, catching schoolie stripers on…
November 19, 2019
It’s a common occurrence in online fishing communities: someone pops in, likely new, and asks “Where is a good place to catch (insert fish species here)?” Let me be the first to say that there’s…
November 1, 2019
Sure, we all hear about new electronics like high-tech side-looking fishfinders, 3-D views of what lays beneath the boat, and the amazing resolution of down-scanners. Just about everyone’s been…