Do you need a different device for fish finder, depth finder etc?
I'm looking at boats for sale and I've noticed that some of them say on the options "fish finder, depth finder". I am wondering if I need one device for those 2 things plus gps or are there devices that have all 3 things? I imagined that the fish finder included depth finder.
Asked By: Jay D - 7/4/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Most units today have a Depth finder and fish finder as a single unit. There are many units on the market that will do many jobs in a single unit. There are units by Garmin, Hummingbird, Raymarine and others that have a compact dash screen which includes GPS, Chartplotter, Fish Finder, Depth Sounder along with camera... More
Answered By: Derrick S - 7/5/2012
Additional Answers (4)
fish finder / depth finder is the same thing.. You can get a fish locator with a built in GPS. http://www.cabelas.com/catalog/browse.cmd?N=1100517&WTz_l=SBC%3BBRprd701756
Answered By: beeverfishing_me - 7/4/2012
Some boaters prefer a depth sounder that has a digital read out of the depth. Others want to watch a detailed graphic representation of the bottom, with a lot of definition of possible fish and structures. Then a third devise for chart graphics displaying location, course and GPS position information... More
Answered By: Richard C - 7/4/2012
A fish finder(bottom machine) is a depth finder,but a depth finder is not a fish finder.I see most depth finders on sail boats and small bow riders/runabouts that are not interested in bottom structure,just how deep the water is.There are many good combo units out there that combine fish finder,GPS,RADAR,etc.Garmin and... More
Answered By: mobile mike - 7/5/2012
You can't trust a digital display alone. Sometimes there is a weak return from the bottom, or it's too deep, and the sounder starts autoscaling on returns from fish or the boat keel, so suddenly the display starts saying there's only 5 feet of water or something. A graphic display will make it a lot more obvious which... More
Answered By: adaviel - 7/5/2012
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.