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Fish'n BC

Hi, can anyone recomend a trolling speed indicator and where to get them (other than GPS units)?

I have a Humminbird fish-finder with the speed indicator. It tells me I am moving. Low speed accuracy is quite poor and trolling speed does not figure at all. My GPS ($100) works much better and that should have been the way I went to start with.

Maybe someone else has a better experience using a fish-finder.

Best way is get to know your speed by the pull or movement (wake) on your line.
Fish'n BC

Thanks. I get advise to troll for various fish at .5 knot, 1 knot, 3 knots, 5 knots...some people can tell to the fraction of a knot, but I can't seem to tell especialy if it is rough. A GPS may be the way for me to go afterall.

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