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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A look at a contour map (1955 versions) will show the many rivers/streams that come from the various rises, and using your depth finder properly, will guide you to these areas.
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.
if you can see the fish in a feeding frenzy, you don't need a depth finder to tell you where to cast).
We got back in the boat and headed towards the structure until Phil located it on the depth finder.
On the Misty Dawn, the first boat to be outfitted with a Simplicity screen, the crew of four begins its daily outing by using a sophisticated electronic depth finder to locate clam beds.
These spots can sometimes be located with a depth finder and fished effectively with some precise anchor placement.
Many waterfowlers use a wading stick, which aids in finding hidden obstacles, and can be used as your own personal depth finder.
Equipped with many standard features such as a large fiberglass helm console that incorporates a cooler and galley unit, dash panel with woodgrain inserts, Mercury SmartCraft [TM] instrumentation, depth finder with water temperature, tilt sport steering wheel, power steering, ultra comfortable chaise lounges, luxury reclining captain's chair with slide & swivel, and a top- of-the-line radio.
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.
They not only show large schools of shad but stripers and bass can also be seen on the depth finder screens.