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Old 06-09-2024, 11:36 AM   #1
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My grandson is looking at a Garmin Castable sonar fish finder. I see one at $130 and another with GPS at $180. He is 14, fishes mostly from a 13' Boston Whaler on Winni and on Cape Cod. Does anybody have related experience?
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Old 06-09-2024, 01:00 PM   #2
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I have no experience with this product but wonder why it exists.

My inclination would be to cast a lure rather than a sonar device.

The cheapest fish/depth finder at Walmart is actually cheaper than that device.
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Old 06-10-2024, 03:34 AM   #3
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For a little more money, a wireless submersible device is available that detects edible fish species, chases after the biggest one (at any depth) and, if the target fish has revealed a low mercury signature, spears it for you.



Fishing has never been more rewarding!

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Although I have no experience with a castable device, I think your grandson's money may be better spent on an inexpensive fishfinder for the boston whaler.
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For a little more money, a wireless submersible device is available that detects edible fish species, chases after the biggest one (at any depth) and, if the target fish has revealed a low mercury signature, spears it for you.



Fishing has never been more rewarding!

HaHa. Can it be configured to cut anchor lines in front of my property?
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HaHa. Can it be configured to cut anchor lines in front of my property?
Clever answer.
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Old 06-13-2024, 08:16 PM   #7
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For a little more money, a wireless submersible device is available that detects edible fish species, chases after the biggest one (at any depth) and, if the target fish has revealed a low mercury signature, spears it for you.



Fishing has never been more rewarding!

That was quite funny!
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