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Best Marine Batteries for Electric Trolling Motors

The proliferation of marine accessories has made choosing a battery more important. It’s crucial to understand your needs and your options. Starter batteries are made to deliver a big jolt to crank motors, but take more time to recharge, while deep-cycle batteries provide lower amperage over long periods for trolling or running appliances. Neither type will last long if it’s used for the wrong purposes.

Lowrance HDS 7 Gen3 Review

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The Lowrance HDS 7 Gen3 is a fishfinder GPS combo designed for serious fishermen looking for a high-quality unit for use in fresh or salt water. While it is limited to sport fishing and doesn’t have the sorts of options a commercial fisherman might want, it nonetheless offers much more information in a much tighter package than other less expensive units.

Garmin echoMap CHIRP 43cv Review

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The Garmin echoMap CHIRP 43cv is the latest in a long line of Garmin aquatic navigational aids intended to be ideal for small and even unpowered craft. Due to its small size and 5V power intake, it can easily be installed even on small fishing boats or canoes and kayaks, although in such unpowered craft an external source of power will still be required.

Lowrance Hook 9 Review

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The Lowrance Hook 9 is an advanced fish finder intended for use by serious fishermen who want to increase the likelihood and size of a catch, as well as reduce the probability of fruitless casting or catching fish too small to be kept. It is a dedicated fishfinder that is lacking in some of the navigational aids found on other units, but because it is dedicated and focused on providing information regarding the presence of fish, it is superior to many general or mixed-purpose units.

Garmin STRIKER 4cv Review

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The extensive Garmin history has produced some very popular new products, including the Garmin STRIKER 4cv with transducer. The company followed the original STRIKER fishfinder success with a new STRIKER series that includes ClearVu technology. Even better, you can share your routes and waypoints with similar devices. Scanning Sonar This

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