By midwinter, basin oxygen levels diminish near bottom, causing crappies to suspend higher in the water column. Good electronics zoom in on the level of the fish to enhance fishing success.
On-screen mapping helps ice anglers quickly zero in on key fishing spots. Sonar then reveals fish depth and position. Which is better: traditional flasher or LCD display? Each offers its own advantages.
Joel Nelson details the importance of target separation on fishing electronics, revealing fish depth relative to the bottom, plus their reactions to baits or jigging motions.
Portable electronics featuring a choice of narrow vs. wide transducer cone angles view different segments of the water column. So does adjustable off-bottom zoom.
Use this simple procedure to transfer open-water waypoints to your ice fishing electronics, converting them into winter honey holes.
From electric trolling motors to anchoring systems, and onscreen mapping to imaging and sonar, modern electronics help you find big bass fast and maximize angling success.
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