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Using Electronics to Catch More Fish

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2016

Pro anglers use every tool in their arsenal to improve their catch rate. Learn how they look at their helm to make the most of their fishing time. See their expert tips here.

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FLIR Ocean Scout 640

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2016

With a higher-resolution sensor than its predecessors, the FLIR Ocean Scout 640 makes it easier to identify targets in extreme low-light conditions.

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How to Plan a Transoceanic-Worthy Helm on a Budget

By Daniel Harding | Posted December 2015

A former educator used careful planning to find a helm setup within his budget for a Transatlantic cruise to the Baltics and beyond on his Kadey-Krogen 42.

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How to Properly Place and Maintain Your Transducer

By Tim Bartlett | Posted November 2015

You can invest all you want in fishfinders and sonar, but it’s the transducer that can make all the difference. And then only if it’s installed correctly.

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Getting Comfortable with the Radar on Your Boat

By Mike Smith | Posted October 2015

Get comfortable with your radar, and it will help make you more comfortable at the helm in all conditions.

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Garmin Panoptix PS60 Through-Hull Transducer

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

The PS60 allows Garmin to add performance to its triple-threat Panoptix sounder system.

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Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

The Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 seems to have a lot to offer in its capabilities, particularly something called Pulse Expansion.

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Furuno 4-Kilowatt DRS4DL UHD Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

With a 4-kilowatt transceiver inside, the DRS4DL Radar from Furuno doubles the available power of the previous model in the same 19-inch radome.

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Upgrading Electronics to Suit Your Needs

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2015

You can go big, but don’t forget to keep it simple.

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Piloting Your Boat by iPad

By Mike Smith | Posted September 2015

Do you really need more than a tablet and some apps to navigate?

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Make the Most of Your VHF Remote Microphone

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2015

Remote-mic VHF setups do more than ever. What will they do for you?

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Understanding Modern Marine Electronics

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2015

The speed of today’s electronics may present boaters with overwhelming amounts of data in the blink of an eye, but it’s more than processing power that lets these devices deliver...

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VHF Safety in Reserve

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2015

In reporting a story on VHF capabilities and second-station and wireless-remote mics, the sources to whom I spoke mentioned the importance of carrying a handheld VHF for that...

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