Navionics Charts- Navionics+
Navionics cards have been staples in tournament bass fishing arsenals for years, and pre-loaded regional cards have been the norm. Now, for those anglers that travel the country and don't want to have to buy a card for each region Navionics has created Navionics +.
Navionics + is a new card where the traveling angler can download any maps within the US and Canada (and much more) up to the card's capacity. Navionics + also includes great features like SonarCharts, Freshest Data (free updates) for 12 months, updated Nautical Charts and Community Edits.
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Question: What should I throw if I fish lake okeechobe this time of year, and should I go to deep water or stay back in the grass flats? -DUSTIN
Great question Dustin!
Lake Okeechobee is as legendary as it gets when it comes to bass fishing destinations, and in my opinion it deserves every bit of its excellent reputation.
Joey pokes fun at the fact that I have a hundred different "home lakes" due to the fact that I have pretty much lived in every corner of the country, and had the pleasure of having some pretty epic lakes close to home. However, of all the lakes I've frequented, Lake Okeechobee tops the list of the ones I feel at home on.
Despite it's stellar reputation, the Big O, like many Florida grass lakes, also is known for being a hard nut to crack, mostly due to the overwhelming amount of vegetation anglers must sift through to get to the mother load.
Here are some tips on how I break down this massive fishery.
On the eve of my favorite fishing industry event, ICAST, I’m packing my bags and ironing out the details of my busy 3-day schedule.
Not unlike a kid on the night before Christmas, I’m also overcome with optimism and exuberance because this is an event that, in many ways, will set the course for the fishing industry for the following year. And for a “bass geek,” nothing evokes exuberance like having all the new fishing gear and all the big industry players under one roof.
To me, it’s also much more than a barometer for the overall industry. It’s also an opportunity to set the pace for my next season, which is why it's important to act professional.
Though I feel I've been successful at presenting myself in a professional manner, I've learned some lessons that have been key to an enjoyable and productive time at fishing’s main industry show.
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Miles "Sonar" Burghoff has always been passionate about the sport of fishing. At an early age he began pursuing a career in competitive bass fishing and has never looked back. His young career includes highlights such as winning the 2011 ACA National Championship, an All-American berth and multiple regional wins. He is also co-host of Sweetwater TV, shown on NBC Sports, Sportsman Channel and Destination America. > full bio
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