depth finder


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depth finder

n.
An instrument used to measure the depth of water, especially by means of ultrasound.
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Noun1.depth finder - navigational instrument used to measure the depth of a body of water (as by ultrasound or radar)
navigational instrument - an instrument used for navigating
fathometer, sonic depth finder - depth finder for determining depth of water or a submerged object by means of ultrasound waves
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About this time of year, Odell's kokanee typically gather in huge schools, which show up as red clouds on Jones's color depth finder.
Dedicated ledge fishermen rely on their depth finders and maps to search out abrupt changes in depth.
If you've got a good depth finder, you can find (rockfish)," he said.
A depth finder helps position the boat over a favorite fishing spot.
Most folks think you need a big rock, wreck or large outcropping to find gags, but sometimes the best bites come off what reads as just a good hard bottom off the depth finder.
If the restaurant wants additional help using a depth finder, better bait or a fishing guide, then we have other paid plans to meet their complete range of promotional needs.
With the depth finder, we located the landlocked sockeye in 20 to 50 feet of water.
He couldn't spot fish on the depth finder, yet intuition prompted him to give it a try.