After hearing anglers everywhere — including 2016 Bassmaster Classic Champion Edwin Evers — talking about how much easier it is to find and catch fish using Insight Genesis custom contour maps, you’re likely asking yourself “How do I get in on this?”
The first step to creating your own custom Insight Genesis contour maps* is to register for a free Insight Genesis account. This article provides easy-to-follow directions to do so.
GoFree’s innovative DIY-mapping service, Insight Genesis empowers anglers to easily create more accurate fishing maps – complete with one-foot contours — of their favorite fishing waters. Custom Insight Genesis maps are created via cloud computing from sonar data recorded with the compatible sonar/GPS unit on your own boat.* GoFree is the newest brand from Navico, parent company of Lowrance, Simrad and B&G.
For tournament anglers especially, Insight Genesis is a game-changer. No other mapping program is better at helping you find and fish “the juice,” the spot on the spot, like shell beds, hard-to-soft-bottom transitions areas, and off-shore humps and ledges that don’t appear on other maps, be they digital or paper. So when you’re graphing areas to find schools of fish and/or bait, you should be mapping with Insight Genesis too. Mapping those areas will make it much easier to determine where bait and gamefish will move to when/if conditions change between when you are scouting/graphing and when you are fishing — which they almost always do! Continue reading