Big gamefish ambush little baitfish in both submerged vegetation and along deep weed lines, neither of which are visible to the naked eye in most weather and water conditions. But with a Genesis Edge map, you can easily find and fish both deep weed lines and isolated submerged grass. This article will teach you how.
With a Genesis Edge account (formerly Insight Genesis premium), you can create a custom grass map that will overlay on your blue-scaled contour map easy-to-see green patches that show the size and shape of the areas of submerged grass/vegetation you mapped.* Continue reading “How to create and use a Genesis Edge vegetation map to catch more and bigger fish”
The key feature of C-MAP Genesis service is the ability to make your own contour charts of any waterbody on which you fish, cruise or sail, and use it on the sonar/GPS unit on your boat.* For anglers, especially, the benefits are revolutionary — not only can you create custom fishing maps with 1-foot contours of waterbodies for which there’s no other map in existence, but you can also improve contour detail on previously mapped waters, and discover and dissect spot-on-the-spot areas overlooked by other anglers.
But before you start catching more and bigger fish with custom C-MAP Genesis maps, you’ve got to get those maps onto the compatible* sonar/GPS unit on your boat. This article will cover the step-by-step process to download to an SD card and load into your sonar/GPS unit the custom maps you’ve made with sonar data you’ve recorded yourself. If you’re not ready yet to record sonar data and create your own custom maps — and would rather download free Social Map charts community-sourced by other anglers in the C-MAP Genesis community, read this article. Continue reading “How to download and use a custom C-MAP Genesis map in your sonar/GPS unit”
One of the most popular features of C-MAP Genesis is Social Map, an online database of FREE downloadable maps for waterbodies close to home, across the country and around the world. This article will teach you how to find maps of the waterbodies you’re interested in and how to download those maps for use on the water in your compatible* sonar/GPS device.
If you’re new to C-MAP Genesis, the first thing you might want to do is check if any of your favorite waterbodies have already been surveyed and have a chart available for free download from Social Map. Continue reading “How to download a FREE C-MAP Genesis Social Map chart for fishing, cruising or sailing”