Find bottom-hardness transitions to find and catch fish

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One key to consistently finding and catching big fish is locating hard- to soft-bottom transition zones on the lake bottom. “Because that’s where the food is,” says professional fisherman Scott Glorvigen, of

“Soft-bottom areas are home to invertabrates that make up the base of the food chain,” he explains.

To locate transitions from hard to soft bottoms, Glorvigen uses Insight Genesis, the online Lowrance service that creates custom lake maps from sonar signals recorded from the transducer on your boat. Continue reading “Find bottom-hardness transitions to find and catch fish”

Fishin’ Hole Contest in Western Canada

tfh_logo(overlap)_transparentBe a mapping pioneer in Western Canada to WIN!!  We’re excited to announce a new contest between Insight Genesis and The Fishin’ Hole retail stores of Western Canada.  Stop in your local Fishin’ Hole store or register online to be eligible for Fishin Hole bucks and an all inclusive trip to fish in beautiful British Columbia at Dave Murphy’s Sportfish Lodge. Continue reading “Fishin’ Hole Contest in Western Canada”

Insight Genesis Social Map charts available to all for FREE download

Minnesota-Wisconsin Social Map DotsOne of the most popular GoFree offerings is Insight Genesis Social Map, an online treasury of FREE downloadable maps for waterbodies close to home, across the country and around the world.

Insight Genesis Social Map went live in the summer of 2016, providing a first look at how community-sourced Insight Genesis sonar data are improving maps for the betterment of anglers and boaters around the world.  Available in both free and premium Insight Genesis subscriptions, Social Map charts are accessible, searchable and available for FREE download on the right-hand side of the Insight Genesis dashboard (see image below).

The first step to downloading free Insight Genesis Social Map charts is registering for a free Insight Genesis account, which you can do HERE. Continue reading for more information about the free contour charts available for download from the Insight Genesis Social Map.

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