Being able to find the fish
isn’t the only the plus of employing a GPS combo, staying safe is another key
benefit. Today’s compact units not only provide detailed mapping but also a
wealth of information including heading, speed, bearing, as well as trip
The Magellan® eXplorist™ 600 is
packed with features. You get a 3-axis electronic compass, a barometric pressure
altimeter, barometer, and thermometer, plus the ability to expand your GPS
mapping via a high-speed USB data port and unlimited secure digital (SD) card
storage. The perfect handheld or backup for your watercraft.
Your investment becomes
priceless the very first time you find yourself lost or caught in poor weather
conditions. The ability to track exact positioning allows anglers to convey
their precise location to other fellow fishermen, or even radio in their
position to the Coast Guard in times of distress. When it comes to safety this
is one tool that serious anglers should absolutely consider.
The waterproof and ruggedized
GPSMAP 60C is packed with extra features, including rapid automatic route
calculation, an integrated outdoor calendar, a dedicated geocaching mode. It
doesn't get much better than this for a handheld GPS
Today’s GPS/mapping combo units
really are a small miracle for fisherman, and no other tool has changed fishing
to the same extent when it comes to improving angling success and practicing
What happens when GPS meets iPod.
With the Lowrance iFinder you can you can record/play GPS trip details, load
optional higher-detailed mapping, or play MP3/Ogg Vorbis music files. The unit
uses MMC/SD memory cards to store all your music
Conclusion: This once
exclusive and expensive technology is now within reach of all anglers. There are
plenty of choices out there, and with so many options anglers are sure to find
the right unit at the right price point for their particular application. No
longer just a luxury product the GPS combo not only helps anglers become better
fisherman, but also aids in keeping us safe…now that’s what I consider an
essential piece of tackle!