REVIEW: Lowrance HOOK-7 Fishfinder

The Lowrance HOOK-7 is on the review table today. I recently installed it on one of my kayaks and will have an install video available soon but today I’ll share the goods, the not so good, and make an overall recommendation. From the manufacturer: The Lowrance® HOOK-7 is a fishfinder/chartplotter that offers proven features at a great value without compromising Continue Reading

Best Black Friday Deals at Bass Pro

We are nine days away from Black Friday and anglers everywhere are looking for a great deal. It’s one of the best times of year to get a reel, fishfinder, or other larger priced items at 40-70% off. I scoured the Bass Pro Black Friday ad and this is what really stood out to me for the fishing crowd. Lowrance Continue Reading

Freshwater fishing – Dutch style!

  I’ve just returned from another road trip, though this time I left the UK and headed for the Netherlands. My previous road trip had seen myself and five others tormented by awful weather conditions in the northwest of Scotland. The question was would this trip be more successful?. The fishing was certainly going to be very different, I wasn’t Continue Reading

Scotland Skate expedition – beaten by the weather

I love a good trip, though when organising a trip well in advance you will always be at the mercy of the weather. Aspects can be planned down to the finest of details, but as I’ve found out on too many occasions the outcome can be far different from what you’d hoped. My previous two trips to Scotland had suffered Continue Reading

Lowrance Elite 7 HDI installation onto a Hobie Outback

When I originally rigged my Hobie Outback kayak for fishing I fitted a new Lowrance Elite 4 DSI fish finder and my existing Garmin 60Csx handheld GPS. The 60Csx is a well proven unit, one I’ve been using for several years now. It’s been used on and off the kayak and is loaded  with Bluecharts, Topo maps and City Navigator providing Continue Reading

DIY No Drill Removable Kayak Fish Finder

I have recently came across a great new rig for using a fish finder on a kayak that offers no drilling or glueing of your Wilderness Systems kayak, and only a little altering of a kayak of any another name. To get started you will need a few items. I like to use top quality stuff and will recommend the Continue Reading

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