Fish finders for dummies



Fishing is a tricky hobby. Sometimes, fish are smarter than you making them hard to catch so you need to outsmart them. A fish bait is not enough to catch them. Let me introduce to you the fish finder.


Fishfinder is an instrument used to detect fish underwater by their sonars. The modern fishfinder have measurements of sounds in a graphical display that interpret information about the location of school of fish or underwater debris


Using a fish finder is easy BUT actually using it is hard. Like I’ve said, you need to outsmart the fish in order to catch one. A fish finder finds the location of the fish but it does not point the exact location of your target. So, here’s what you need to do:

  • You need to split your screen to your chart plotter and fish finder. In that way, it will be easier for you to plot the location of the fish even hours they are last seen.
  • After mastering the ability or working the chart plotter and fishfinder together, learn to master the art of zooming. Learning to zoom in your fish finder gives you more information about the location.
  • Last you need to learn about the fish finder is the tuning sensitivity. Tuning sensitivity is a great help in finding your desired school, but sometimes, in some cases, auto-tuning can be fooled. An example is when there are huge waves or full of algae or planktons, it might disturb the auto-tuning. It will appear as many clutters or blips and blobs in your tool. In this case turn the transducer in its highest level and slowly reduce it until the sensitivity is gone

So, there you have it. I hope that you will use your fish finder right and catch as many fish as you can. so GOOD LUCK!!

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