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must buy my fish
01-08-2007, 07:06 AM
I was fishing Sat. morning,the guy in the boat next to me was commenting on his sonar showing him 3 catfish, 5 crappie,And so forth. My question is, Is there a sonar on the market that will show the different species of fish ,or was he pulling my leg?

rango
01-08-2007, 07:16 AM
he was jacking his jaws. theres no unit like that available

blankace
01-08-2007, 07:37 AM
I have been known to mistake bass for crappie and stripers for catfish! lol

DENNIS BOWERS
01-08-2007, 08:31 AM
Most Fish Finders will show small,med., & large fish. He was tryin to impress you AND Guessing!!

CrappiePappy
01-08-2007, 09:11 AM
I was fishing Sat. morning,the guy in the boat next to me was commenting on his sonar showing him 3 catfish, 5 crappie,And so forth. My question is, Is there a sonar on the market that will show the different species of fish ,or was he pulling my leg?

with a little "guesstimating" about what each fish symbol represented ... probably/possibly going by each fish's position, as it related to depth/cover. EVEN SO, it's only a guess ... as the others have stated, there's NO "sonar" unit that can seperately distinguish one species from another. Only an underwater camera can do that ;) ...... cp :cool:

Wiskers
01-08-2007, 09:14 AM
I was fishing Sat. morning,the guy in the boat next to me was commenting on his sonar showing him 3 catfish, 5 crappie,And so forth. My question is, Is there a sonar on the market that will show the different species of fish ,or was he pulling my leg?
Next thing you know he'll be tell'n you if they're males or females! :eek: