You won’t believe how incredibly detailed this fishing map is!

Can you guess how many trips went into making this extremely detailed Insight Genesis map! Each red line represents a path taken across the lake.

Bruce Carlson and friends uploaded 224 individual trips on Minnesota’s Ten Mile Lake (Cass County) over two springs and summers (2013-2014) to create a custom contour map. You don’t have to make that many individual trips to create a comprehensive custom contour map of your favorite lake,  but if you do, the level of detail you can achieve is practically mind-boggling. Check this out: Continue reading “You won’t believe how incredibly detailed this fishing map is!”

C-MAP Genesis Edge bottom-hardness, vegetation, map layers help Skeet Reese find fish fast

Skeet-Cross-CollageIn the video below, Lowrance Pro Skeet Reese shows off C-MAP’s game-changing Genesis Edge bottom-hardness and vegetation map layers. These innovative fish-finding tools, he says, are “totally different than anything we’ve seen before.”

With its bottom-hardness and vegetation map layers, C-MAP Genesis (formerly called “Insight Genesis”) is “giving us a lot more tools to break down a lake” faster, says Skeet, a former Bassmaster Classic Champion and current Major League Fishing competitor. “It’s pretty cool. [It’s] allowing us to be a lot more efficient on the water.”

Skeet’s observations came prior to launching on Louisiana’s Cross Lake in a sudden-death round of a Major League Fishing Challenge Cup competition. All boats in MLF Challenge Cup events are outfitted with Lowrance GPS/sonar units loaded with C-MAP contour charts. Select C-MAP charts are exclusive to Lowrance, Simrad and B&G sonar/GPS units.

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Gamecocks win FLW College Bass Fishing Nat’l Championship

IMG_8122COLUMBIA, S.C. – The University of South Carolina team of Patrick Walters of Summerville, South Carolina, and Gettys Brannon of Columbia, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce to win the 2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship on Lake Murray presented by the Lowrance Insight Genesis College Cup. The Gamecock duo beat out 44 teams in front of their hometown crowd to win the top award of a new Ranger Z117 with a 90-horsepower outboard and entry into the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing. (Article continues below the video player)

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