Humminbird Fish Finder PiranhaMax 197c Portable Review

Portable fish finders are great for kayak fishing, small boats, or simply “to have” in case you’re not going to use your own boat. Humminbird offers quite a few models of portable fish finders, but one of the most basic and affordable ones is the PiranhaMax 197c Portable.

It?s a standalone fish finder, and focuses only on basic sonar features, without any GPS, charts or any other navigational features. However, for a rather small unit, its depth capability is actually not read more

Humminbird Fish Finder PiranhaMax 197c Review

If you don’t want to spend a lot on a fish finder, and you’re interested only in basic sonar functions, the PiranhaMax series from Humminbird has exactly the units that you’re looking for. The 197c model is actually the most basic fish finder made by Humminbird. But even so, it offers quite an advantage when you’re on the water.

It?s a small unit, but with a TFT color display, 3.5 inches in diagonal, with a 240H X 320V pixel matrix. The screen is LED backlit which read more

Humminbird Fish Finder PiranhaMax 197c DI Review

If you’re looking for the cheapest color fish finder with Down Imaging technology, the PiranhaMax 197c DI from Humminbird, IS IT! Believe it or not, this small unit excels in performance, and is one of the best choices that you can make in terms of fish finders for a small boat or kayak.

The unit has a small screen, 3.5-inch in diagonal, with a pixel resolution of 320V X 240H, full color and backlit. It comes with two types of sonar: Dual Beam and Down Imaging. The Dual Beam sonar can operate read more

Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 5 SONAR GPS PT Review

The HELIX 5 Sonar GPS PT is one of the newest portable fish finders from Humminbird, for 2015. Although it does not support Side Imaging or Down Imaging, it’s still an excellent unit to have, as it offers other advantages. For example, it makes a great choice for a kayak angler, or in case you have to rent a boat.

The specs are similar to the read more

Humminbird Fish Finder HELIX 5 Sonar GPS Review

The HELIX 5 Sonar GPS, is basically the same as the HELIX 5 SI GPS, the only difference is that it does not have Side Imaging sonar technology. This of course, cuts quite a chunk from its price as well. So, if you would like an affordable and performant fish finder, without SI or DI, this unit is definitely an option to consider.

Although it does not have Side Imaging or Down Imaging, it?s quite a reliable fish finder, with a depth capability of 1500 ft. It has DualBeam Plus sonar, which read more