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by rickyshabazz
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to update maps and charts
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Re: How to update maps and charts

The entire how to is on the Navionics website https://navionics.secure.force.com/kb/articles/en_US/Knowledge_Article/How-To-Register-And-Update-Your-Chip https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/23517406_10208894868963725_2526279338326733877_n.jpg?oh=b897a7b890a69716d19b465bf6f5b419&oe=5AA6...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to update maps and charts
Replies: 3
Views: 221

How to update maps and charts

I am starting my research for the upcoming fishing season. One of the best research tools for looking at lakes is for me to update my mapping charts, phone app and tablet app so that I can study the lakes. Updated data allows for finding locations that are likely to hold fish. The data for these lak...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: ABA Lake Havasu
Replies: 0
Views: 345

ABA Lake Havasu

Good luck to everyone fishing the Lake Havasu ABA this weekend. Here is a quick tip on how to find secret backwaters with the Navionics app on your phone. Turn on the Satellite on the map options and you can view the detail of how to find these locations. https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Skinner Maps
Replies: 0
Views: 215

Lake Skinner Maps

I spend a lot of time mapping and fishing Lake Skinner in the winter. Here is a reason to always update your Navionics mapping charts. The photo on the top is Lake Skinner before sonarlogging and left is the updated map. These maps are updated regularly and pushed out through the app first. You have...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Updating Charts
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Updating Charts

The card for your unit is different than the app for your phone or tablet. However they can work together depending on the unit and updates. The card comes with one year of updates for free and then it's $99 a year. The app is $10 a year for the phone and $20 a year for the tablet. In either case mo...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Updating Charts
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Updating Charts

I get a lot of questions weekly about which Navionics card is the best or I have an old card that I have never updated. There are anglers on the water every day sonarlogging and uploading data to the Navionics website. This data is pushed out through the webapp or the app for your phone or tablet fi...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Good Luck to Those Fishing the Open
Replies: 0
Views: 307

Good Luck to Those Fishing the Open

Good luck to all of my friends heading to Lake Mead for the US Open. Make sure you update your Navionics cards and adjust your lake levels. Catch a big one. See you all next year! https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22365315_10208668416502555_7472352267781468211_n.jpg?oh=5861b264421ed6f527...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New awesome features for the Navionics mobile app
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: New awesome features for the Navionics mobile app

This picture is the best way to describe the opportunities to connect your fish finder with the Navionics app on your phone or tablet. it offers better gps and real time mapping.

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by rickyshabazz
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Mapping San V
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Mapping San V

I just moved to San Diego and over the next year I will continue mapping and updating the map of San V. I started making a map of San V using my Lowrance hooked up to my Navionics app via wifi. The map is available to the public for FREE. Over the next year I will map the entire lake. Its very easy ...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Good Luck and Stay Dry
Replies: 0
Views: 381

Good Luck and Stay Dry

Good luck to my friends fishing the WWBT championship on lake mead. Try to stay dry. Looks like rain but your Navionics app has weather just in case you get stuck out there.

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by rickyshabazz
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Get the most out of your mapping card..
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Re: Get the most out of your mapping card..

That is great information to learn how to use and learn how to do this with your electronics:

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by rickyshabazz
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: How To Turn on SonarChartLive
Replies: 0
Views: 213

How To Turn on SonarChartLive

I get a lot of questions about how to display the Navionics #SonarChartLive on a Lowrance. Here is a great video that helps. https://youtu.be/-CuWqH8khag https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/21371061_10208459400477285_7254044903667277149_n.jpg?oh=d05e7b3d4af41584996d46573bf58d10&oe=5A1E...
by rickyshabazz
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: DVL Night fishing report
Replies: 1
Views: 1598

DVL Night fishing report

Here is my DVL fishing report from last Saturday. I love fishing DVL at night and wish I was out there but this Saturday’s tournament was cancel. Me and Tlain, AKA Team Bling, fished the ABA event last Saturday and the fish were biting. We started off by throwing Fat IKAs on 15 pound test in the bus...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: SonarChartsLive on San Vicente
Replies: 0
Views: 467

SonarChartsLive on San Vicente

I got a lot of questions during my webinar last week about making maps via #SonarChartLive. It is very easy and the technology is amazing. It involves connecting my Navionics app in my phone to my Lowrance HDS 12 via the wifi. Here are some pictures from San V in San Diego. This map was made by Sona...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREE Night Fishing Webinar
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Re: FREE Night Fishing Webinar

Tonight is the night. Please join me at 6:30 for a free webinar on night fishing.

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by rickyshabazz
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREE Night Fishing Webinar
Replies: 1
Views: 339

FREE Night Fishing Webinar

Please join me on Wednesday night at 6:30 for a FREE webinar on night fishing. Summer time is a great opportunity to fish at night to beat the crowds and the heat, and catch some monster bass. I will go over techniques that I use to catch big fish at night. There will be some giveaways from some spo...
by rickyshabazz
Sun May 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Progress on San Vicente Lake...SoCal
Replies: 7
Views: 1326

Re: Progress on San Vicente Lake...SoCal

I will say that as someone who has seen what every company to offer, I would put up SonarChartsLive against any thing on the market. Having options is good for the angler. I am still waiting to see someone that has a tablet app, phone app and a chart that will do what Navionics does. Try for yoursel...
by rickyshabazz
Thu May 25, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Good Luck to my Friends fishing CL
Replies: 2
Views: 2771

Re: Good Luck to my Friends fishing CL

That is a screen shot from the Navionics Platinum Plus card. The card works in most fish finders. You can get it from any place like Angler's Marine or Tackle Warehouse. we also have an app for your smart phone and tablet. You can get more info by going to http://www.navionics.com or I can answer an...
by rickyshabazz
Wed May 24, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Good Luck to my Friends fishing CL
Replies: 2
Views: 2771

Good Luck to my Friends fishing CL

Good luck to my friends fishing Clear Lake. One of the best ways to learn all the secret sloughs and backwaters is to use the satellite overlay. This thing shows every hidden spot.

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by rickyshabazz
Mon May 22, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Angler's Marine Havasu Recap
Replies: 0
Views: 518

Angler's Marine Havasu Recap

I wanted to give a shot out and huge thanks to the crew at Anglers Marine for their tournament at Havasu. They run the best team tournament with 100% payback. My partner TLain did all of the prefish because I had to work. He got one day of practice during Friday and it was windy. He found a decent b...
by rickyshabazz
Thu May 18, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Anglers Marine Cust Tour Finale 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Re: Anglers Marine Cust Tour Finale 2017

Looking forward to fishing Lake Havasu. I am updating my map of the lake:

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The satellite view is a great way to find backwaters.
by rickyshabazz
Thu May 04, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Awesome features in Newest Update....
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Re: Awesome features in Newest Update....

I have been playing with these settings and they are amazing, but they require you to update your Lowrance and Navionics app. I can't tell you how many people have NEVER updated the software. It's easy. https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18119586_10207529037498792_4102755477545685923_n.jp...
by rickyshabazz
Wed May 03, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake San Vincente Finesse for 2nd Place
Replies: 3
Views: 900

Re: Lake San Vincente Finesse for 2nd Place

Great video. Even more fun fishing the Angler's Marine tournament and making maps of the lake.

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by rickyshabazz
Mon May 01, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Angler's Marine San V Recap
Replies: 0
Views: 477

Angler's Marine San V Recap

Angler's Marine puts on some of the best team tournaments that I have ever fished. Team Bling hit the water this weekend shooting for a win even though we didn't have time to practice. I studied the Navionics map that we made sonar logging the lake using SonarChartsLive which I used my phone app con...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SonarChartsLive
Replies: 0
Views: 114

SonarChartsLive

I get a lot of questions about how to make live maps. This is a great video that shows you the power of the technology with a set by step of how SonarChartsLive works.

by rickyshabazz
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Navionics chip question
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Re: Navionics chip question

The Platinum card is great but so is the Navionics Regions West card. The main difference is that the Platinum card will give you satellite overlay. https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17522680_10156106368249966_7509646811325810879_n.jpg?oh=c78efb406c97c9d102af3a6a5c7ed9d4&oe=595269B1
by rickyshabazz
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: New Navionics Updates for Lowrance Users
Replies: 0
Views: 365

New Navionics Updates for Lowrance Users

Hey guys there have been a lot of update made to the Lowrance units on the recent updates. Make sure you update your cards and your units so that you are getting the best mapping. Some of the new features include SonarChartsLive which allows users to make live maps and/or connect with your Navionics...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Webinar on the NEKO Rig
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

Re: Free Webinar on the NEKO Rig

Today is the day. Please join me at 6:30 pm Pacific

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by rickyshabazz
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Webinar on the NEKO Rig
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

Free Webinar on the NEKO Rig

I am hosting a FREE webinar on using the NEKO Rig this Wednesday. The NEKO Rig is a great alternative to drop shotting, a Texas Rig or a shakey head. The NEKO rig flat out catches fish during the spawn and learning this technique will make you a better angler. Navionics Daiwa Missile Baits To sign u...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Navionics App.
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Navionics App.

Yes you can mark waypoints and get the coordinates and place them into your unit. Or, mere use auto routing in the app and go straight to your spot on the water then put the waypoint into your unit. You hit the question mark and then hit marker and then the gps coordinates or the marker will show on...
by rickyshabazz
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Navionics App.
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Navionics App.

The app is great for studying at home and making waypoints. You can check weather and pretty much have a GPS with satellite overlay for $10 a year. I will send some screenshots when I get home.

Most guys have!!!
by rickyshabazz
Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Anglers Marine Customer Tour stop #3/Pyramid
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: Anglers Marine Customer Tour stop #3/Pyramid

I can't wait. I have not fished that lake in 15-20 years. I grew up fishing the lake with my grandfather.

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by rickyshabazz
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: New Software Update has SonarCharts Live
Replies: 0
Views: 464

New Software Update has SonarCharts Live

The latest Lowrance software update allows users to make live maps via Navionics SonarCharts Live. https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17156024_10207140630748866_4946296337374051700_n.jpg?oh=9e3b289fee8880265eb2e941a8a558ba&oe=59278A47 https://www.facebook.com/brad.wiegmann.5/videos/10...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: ABA DVL Recap
Replies: 0
Views: 601

ABA DVL Recap

Had a chance to fish the ABA on DVL on Saturday. We had 24 boats and were met with some light winds and sunny skies. Team Bling was very excited because we found 15-20 sight fish and we thought that we had a shot to do well in the event. We hit our first 2-3 spots in the morning with nothing waiting...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Just a little clarity....
Replies: 13
Views: 1452

Re: Just a little clarity....

Great post Travis. Here are a couple screen shots that show the difference between a Regions + card and a Platinum Card which has satellite overlay. Did you know that you can test these both out for free by visiting http://www.navionics.com and clicking on webapp. It is FREE map studying. Regions + ...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Lake Mohave
Replies: 0
Views: 331

Lake Mohave

Good luck to all the anglers fishing the WWBT at Mohave this weekend. Make sure you update your Navioncs cards and do your research. The smallmouth should be real fun. The lake has a lot of little cuts and hiding area that hold bass in the bushes and on the flats. Tight lines! https://scontent-sjc2-...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: electronic advise
Replies: 11
Views: 1065

Re: electronic advise

The one thing that doesn't come in the box that you will need is a Navionics Regions West card and the Navionics app on your phone. These two items will allow you to connect to the Lowrance WiFi and make live maps of what ever lake that you fish. This is some amazing technology that works with the G...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Hook 7 Chip?
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: Hook 7 Chip?

I would suggest the Navionics Plus Regions West card. It is preloaded with maps for the West. Plug and play with a year access to update with fresh data. They have $50 rebate. Let me know if you have questions.
by rickyshabazz
Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: San V is on FIRE!
Replies: 0
Views: 877

San V is on FIRE!

I had a blast fishing the Angler's Marine Owners Tournament on Saturday. We drew over 90 boats and the lake lived up to the expectation. I think San V is my new favorite lake. My partner and I, Team Bling, fished in the Master's division where we managed to catch over 17 pounds which was good for 4t...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Fishing Webinar-Offshore Fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: Free Fishing Webinar-Offshore Fishing

Bump. Please sign up for this FREE webinar that will help you catch more fish.
by rickyshabazz
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Fishing Webinar-Offshore Fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Free Fishing Webinar-Offshore Fishing

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. I will be going over how to use the functions of the Lowrance HDS paired with the Navionics App to make live maps and how to locate structure using mapping to find high percentage spots that hold bass. When: Jan 11, 2017 9:30 PM (GMT-5:00) Eastern Time 6:30 Pacific...
by rickyshabazz
Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake wohlford contour map?
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: Lake wohlford contour map?

Greetings, My name is Ricky Shabazz and I am a marine specialist for Navionics. I have actually fished Wohlford. Unfortunately there is no real data for the lake because of its size. You can build your own map for the lake by using a wifi enabled electronics and pairing it with the Navioncis app to ...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Little Lake Skinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1918

Re: Little Lake Skinner

Hey Mark. No need to call me Dr. I'm just Ricky. I can record as long as the transducer reads the bottom. I would say up to about 50 mph but the slower the better. The recording is actual connecting to the Lowrance wifi via the Navionics app on my iPad and phone app.
by rickyshabazz
Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Little Lake Skinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1918

Re: Little Lake Skinner

It can be done and it is a very easy process if you have a Navionics app on your phone and a Gen 3 Lowrance. If enough people want it I will go there. There were a lot of people asking for Skinner and San V
by rickyshabazz
Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Winter Bassin in So CAL
Replies: 0
Views: 502

Winter Bassin in So CAL

Here is a quick little video of the fishing at Lake Skinner. This lake is a great little place to catch a lot of fish during the winter. We call this place baby Clear Lake. enjoy.

by rickyshabazz
Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Little Lake Skinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1918

Little Lake Skinner

Every Winter I am reminded of how blessed I am to live in Southern Cal where you can hit a lake and catch fish in shallow water. I spent the day Sonarlogging the lake to update the map. Today was a good day and now the map for Lake Skinner will have better contours. Working on an article and video c...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: DVL Angler's Marine Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 590

DVL Angler's Marine Tournament

Had some fun doing sonarlogging on DVL last week during the Angler's Marine Owners Tournament. Found some really interesting structure that will be uploaded to help others get off the bank. All of this data was logged using my iPad app connected to the Lowrance via wifi using sonar charts live to ma...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:06 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: DVL Angler's Marine Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 475

DVL Angler's Marine Tournament

There are several upcoming tournaments at DVL. My partner and I are getting geared up for the Angler's Marine tournament next weekend. The water is coming up and now is the time to update your Navionics card or download the app for your phone to ensure that you have the freshest data on all the offs...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Navionics at the Bass A Thon
Replies: 0
Views: 608

Navionics at the Bass A Thon

Please join me at Anglers Marine on Saturday and Sunday to get your questions answered about mapping and SonarCharts Live. I can help you update your cards, learn how to use the phone app and talk about the new Region West card. Link to Bass-A-Thon program here: http://www.westernbass.com/shared/bro...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: Features on my phone app
Replies: 0
Views: 470

Features on my phone app

There are a lot of great features on the Navionics app that helps with boat and fishing. You have the built in gps that is very accurate, you can adjust contour ranges and you can check for weather. Here is a screen shot of the menu that has a host of features. https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v...

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