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Elite Ti units can use this TotalScan Skimmer transducer to provide CHIRP sonar and picture-like sonar views from StructureScan HD’s SideScan and DownScan sonar. It plugs right into the displays; no extra black box is required.

Serious electronics can be affordable

Lowrance Elite Ti series sonar/chart plotters
February 21 at 2:00pm
This Quatix 3 is in “Clark Kent” trim with its default watch face and black leather band.

Marine electronics for your wrist

An overview of what the Garmin Quatix 3 has to offer anglers
January 26 at 9:00am
These jump starters include a set of “Smarty Clamps” with a new pinch-point jaw design engineered to get a better grip on all sizes of battery terminals.

Portable emergency power for your boat

Weego's jump starter provides peace of mind at affordable cost
December 21, 2016 at 4:00am
The skipper of this boat probably can’t use his soaked cell phone or his marine radio — hopefully he had an EPIRB or similar device.

Emergency electronics get faster

November 18, 2016 at 6:00am
When looking for wiring problems, you might find trouble on the inside where you see trouble on the outside. Note the broken clamp and wire ties that used to secure this covered wire bundle to the bulkhead.

Getting wired - Proper wiring for your boat

Wires are dirt simple, right?
October 21, 2016 at 11:00am
Cable steering has always been the first choice where quick and positive maneuvering is required and the new Ultrex has power cable steering.

The next step in trolling motor evolution

Trolling motors aren’t what they used to be and that’s a good thing
September 23, 2016 at 2:58pm
This Helix Motor Drive pod is designed as a drop-in electric propulsion unit for Wilderness System’s Flex Pod OS-compatible kayaks. It fits in a specially designed scupper built into the boat.

Electric propulsion motors gaining popularity

Kayakers can now give paddles a rest
August 26, 2016 at 9:00am
This screen shot shows Furuno’s Target Analyzer engaged and indicating two red targets approaching. The Echo Trail feature shows the shadowy paths of the moving objects to help avoid the vessels.

Furuno’s new small-boat radar

Solid state and state of the art
July 26, 2016 at 9:00am
This is a daylight shot of a work barge moored about 200 yards from the Binox unit.

Digital binoculars for night or day

ATN’s new ’nocs are smart and affordable
June 24, 2016 at 3:30pm
CHIRP technology lets a unit show baitfish clouds in an unmistakable manner and easily separate fish from submerged trees.

Marine-grade software updates on your electronics

Add features and capabilities, fix problems and increase efficiency for free
May 26, 2016 at 9:00am
The iBall camera has a strong magnet built into its base for quick and secure mounting wherever you need it.

Put your hitch ball on TV

New backup camera system makes coupling up easy
April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm
ProNav Angler adds electronic super powers to a “dumb” trolling motor with electric steering and then lets you manually or automatically navigate and position your boat as you fish.

Phone-in boat control

ProNav Angler lets you concentrate on fishing
March 26, 2016 at 9:00am
The screen on this Furuno Navnet unit shows that the boat is right on its course line as the heading and course over ground numbers match.

Understanding Navspeak

A look at the unusual terms, abbreviations and acronyms on your GPS
February 26, 2016 at 9:00am