Garmin’s GPSMAP 800 and 1000 series sonar/chartplotter combos provide an amazing near-picture quality view on the respective 8- and 10-inch screens. Built-in CHIRP, DownVu and pre-loaded BlueChart g2 and LakeVu HD cartography are part of the package.Humminbird AutoChart LIVE
AutoChart LIVE is a DIY mapping program that allows anglers to create their own precision digital contour maps live, on-the-fly and ready for immediate use. Offered as a free software upgrade exclusively for users of Humminbird’s ONIX and ION Cross Touch touchscreen units, the system provides 8 hours of mapping data.
Lowrance Elite 3X
The Elite-3x features dual-frequency 83 or 200 kHz Broadband Sounder operation, vibrant 4-color LED backlit screen, water-temp sensor and Lowrance’s Advanced Signal Processing—all for under $100.