depth finder


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depth finder

[′depth ‚fīnd·ər]
(engineering)
A radar or ultrasonic instrument for measuring the depth of the sea.
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Jigging: Determine depth and location of a kokanee school with depth finder, lower Buzz Bomb, Nordic or similar lure into the school, then twitch the rod tip up and down.
Nelson likes to work lures within around 5 feet of the bottom, slowly trolling figure 8 patterns, passing over previously marked anomalies on the depth finder while studying it tirelessly for new markings to explore.
As you pass under the power lines, make a few cross-river circling passes, watch your depth finder, and you'll mark the hole.
If schools of shad also show up on the depth finder, the chances of finding bass become even better.
Most folks think you need a big rock, wreck or large outcropping to find gags, but sometimes the best bites come off what reads as just a good hard bottom off the depth finder.
It's easy to dial in this depth with a depth finder and then pick the bait that gets there.
A boat with a depth finder and multiple rod holders helps make trolling a lot more effective.
With a little study of the tides and a quality depth finder you'll be into fish fast.
Use your depth finder to locate inshore hard bottom areas that crabs tend to prefer.
Finding "big rocks," as we call them, is a plus, but sometimes the best bites come off what reads as just a good hard echo off the depth finder.
Watch your depth finder and note what depth when you get a strike.