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I was presented with a list of gifts to choose from for completing 30 years working for my employer. There weren't a lot of things on the list that I needed, but the Humminbird Piranhamax 230 portable fish finder looked interesting. I chose it and it arrived yesterday. It seems from all of the reviews and literature to be a pretty slick gadget. I am used to finding fish the old ways.
So, tell me your experiences with these things.
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I've got one|
Posted by: Big_D on Aug-16-12 8:27 PM (EST)
Mine's not a portable. I am still rigging it on my canoe, but I'm eager to play with it.
Posted by: Bernie/cny on Aug-17-12 8:49 AM (EST)
used mine on a couple different yaks.They're very good for finding the structure fish hang around.
the bottom line|
Posted by: taj on Aug-17-12 10:16 AM (EST)
Thanks, guys. Learning the bottom does seem important. Our reservoirs, built over the stream that was dammed for that purpose, conceal lots of texture. Also, I think that fishing over the former creek bed might be productive as they probably have a natural pull to that habitat. I frequently cast to the rise ripples, being a fly fisherman. I might get a little more use out of my sinking line and appropriate wet flies.
Posted by: rb56 on Oct-18-12 1:50 AM (EST)
i bought the pm 150, not a portable but is. i built a dashboard for my canoe and only put one bolt through with a wing nut for quick on/off and am very pleased. too bad no one knows how to read a monitor. people tell me where to find out and or give me a link which will say yes it can and thats all
Works pretty good!|
Posted by: taj on Aug-27-12 10:22 AM (EST)