Garmin's Fishfinders And Chartplotters For Kayak Anglers At ICAST 2018 | Kayak Angler Magazine | Rapid Media
Garmin at ICAST 2018 Alex Traynor

Garmin also won "Best In Show" For The Panoptix LiveScope

Garmin highlights some of the best fishfinders and chartplotters available for kayak anglers. The STRIKER Plus series is a GPS fishfinder with industry-leading sonar and quickdraw contours mapping software. They have a wide selection of screen sizes available including a  4", 5", 7", and 9" model. Retail price ranges from $140 to $700 depending on the size.

The ECHOMAP Plus series comes with build in cartography for both coastal and inland fishing. Again a variety of screen sizes available including a 4", 6", 7", and 9" model. All come with built in WiFi and can be used with the ActiveCaptain moble app. This app is great for managing your user data, marking waypoints or even planning your kayak trip before it even begins. Retail price ranges from $300 to $1100 based on features selected. 


Garmin won ICAST 2018 "Best In Show" for their Panoptix LiveScope System which offers easy-to-interpret live scanning sonar images of structure, bait and fish swimming below and around your boat in real time. Watch the video below to get an idea of how it works. 

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