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    Default Garmin 93sv ?

    I have found a pretty good deal on a Garmin 93sv. I am not planning on going to Livescope but don't want to rule out that possibility completely, so that would be a + to buying the unit.
    But my question is I plan on using it mainly for scanning for structure and hopefully to see bait fish so I can target crappie...would you go ahead and get the Garmin or is Hummingbird better for side viewing and mapping. I plan on putting this unit on my trolling motor.

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    I'm in a similar situation. Looking forward to the answer.

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    I have the 93sv and a non mega Hummingbird, for side view the HB is hands down the better unit. I hate to say it but the 93sv Is not a good unit, for the money. MY 2cts

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    I agree, its probably only best for using Livescope and not much else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trypman1 View Post
    I have the 93sv and a non mega Hummingbird, for side view the HB is hands down the better unit. I hate to say it but the 93sv Is not a good unit, for the money. MY 2cts
    So for finding structure and seeing fish(not livescope) what unit should I get? I am still in the dinosaur age with a 90's model Eagle that just shows depth and water temp. I fish the same holes year after year but just think it would be so useful to be able to see if fish were even at at particular location before I set up my rods and what would be even cooler is to see a round about depth they are hanging in to know how deep to set jigs. I just spider rig and experiment with depth until I get a bite then try to duplicate. I got left years ago with electronics but want to get out of the stone age.

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    Hard to beat the Helix Mega SI units for scanning in my opinion. The only draw back I see unless you fish small lakes or have a general idea as to where structure is then you will be limited to covering a lot of water using it on the TM. I have a Mega 9 at the console and idle around at 3.5 to 4mph covering water fairly quick, but on a big lake that is still a bit slow.
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    Humminbird for SI.. and it donít have to be a mega unit unless youíre wanting pretty pictures.
    I have non Megaís and megaís.. I use 455 ten times more than I use 800 or mega to find fish.

    Far as the livescope, the 93sv does pretty good for livescope, but when you move up to a 12Ē you can get a higher resolution and itís the cats meow.


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    It must be the 93 SV Plus in order to support livescope. That's a different unit from the 93 SV.

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    I have both the Hummingbird mega is way better Di and Si . The 93sv will not work with LIVE SCOPE...

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