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Old 05-06-2010, 12:17 PM   #1
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This is a pic of the ocean off boynton beach with the airmar p79 in hull ducer on 200khz!!!I turned around before it even came close to being "spotty."She would have read deeper I'm sure, so that is tooooooo coooool for me.Can someone tell me how to get fish to show on the screen in simple terms please.I have a.d.d and am learning alittle at a time!!!!!!!!!!

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I see a giant conger eel at 600 feet, looks like he is holding a camera in his mouth.
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You have a spectacular artistic talent ,you may have missed your calling.
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2 things, you can do a screen save with the unit and have just a picture of the screen, and as far as showing fish you have to play with the sensitivity, Also set the unit for your ducer, I think the P79 is one of the options, set the unit for deep water also in the sonar menu. The deepest I have marked life is about 300 feet. Im willing to bet Abbor can chime in I think he fishes depths like yours regularly, 350 is my deepest to date.
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I see a giant conger eel at 600 feet, looks like he is holding a camera in his mouth.
HAHAHAHA!!! That's the funniest thing I have read all day! Thanks!!

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one trick to finding fish when you are reading that deep is to zoom in on depths that you think fish might be. so if you think your tuna might be at 100' then zoom in and show from maybe 50' to 150'. On most modern displays you can move that zoom around pretty easily.
The display is showing objects relative to the scale of the depth so a fish here or there won't show up too well in deep water with the zoom all the way out like that. You should see schools and bait balls pretty well though with that unit. .
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At 1000 feet depth, wouldn't it work better on 50 khz? 200 is usually used for shallow water. There is a soft key for it along the bottom of the screen.
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I see a giant conger eel at 600 feet, looks like he is holding a camera in his mouth.
I agree this comment made me end my day with a laugh. You definitely want to adjust your settings. The transducer should be listed and go in a deep water mode
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Yes, the conger eel was the highlight of my day too! Good stuff.
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:40 AM   #10
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If you install your transducer, and run it at 50 you should get an even better pic. Now auto sens is pretty good for us shallow water guys.... I've never played with it in the depths you are playing....I'm kind of afraid of heights like that haha
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