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by rickyshabazz
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREE
Replies: 0
Views: 749

FREE

I will be hosting a free fishing webinar this coming Wednesday on deep water dropshotting. I will be going over how to find spots in 40-60 feet of water that are high percentage spots and what baits I use to catch fish in deep water. Wednesday, January 17th from 6:30-7:30. To sign up click here: htt...
by rickyshabazz
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: How to Load the Map for San V.
Replies: 0
Views: 86

How to Load the Map for San V.

I have had several people ask me if Navionics has a map for San Vicente in san Diego. Here is a video of how to turn on #SonarChartsLive Tom Lowery the map is there if you have a new card or update your old card. You have to turn on the Sonar Chart function to get the most detailed map. https://www....
by rickyshabazz
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free Fishing Webinars
Replies: 0
Views: 263

Free Fishing Webinars

January starts the month of Free webinars from Navionics that will help you put more fish in the boat. On January 17th, I will be hosting a webinar on deep water dropshotting. I go over baits, line, electronics, and other topics that help anglers find fish. Please sign up to learn more about how I c...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Lowrance Product Forum
Topic: 7 ti map card
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: 7 ti map card

There are a lot of options for mapping. I would suggest that you look at a Navionics Regions West card. This card is pre loaded with lakes in the west. I would also suggest looking at the Navionics app for your phone or tablet. You can view the map options for free at http://www.navionics.com. https...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Havasu Maps
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Lake Havasu Maps

I just spent a couple days over at Lake Havasu. The fishing was amazing and we were out mapping the lake with my Lowrance and Navionics app. There will be an updated version of the map very soon. Make sure that you update you charts to get the most up to date data. https://www.facebook.com/ricky.sha...
by rickyshabazz
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Last Minute Gift Idea
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Last Minute Gift Idea

Are you looking for a last minute gift for an angler or for someone who loves being on the water? The Navionics app for the phone or table offers the best mapping, GPS and weather for the outdoors. The app is $10 a year for the phone or $20 a year for the tablet. Check it out in your App Store. I us...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREE Fishing Webinars
Replies: 0
Views: 161

FREE Fishing Webinars

Here is some information about several FREE webinars that will help you catch more fish. Please join me in talking fishing.

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by rickyshabazz
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Cranking Lake Havasu
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Cranking Lake Havasu

Check out my boy TLain breaking down how to catch fish at Lake Havasu on crankbaits. He shows how he uses Navionics charts to find breaks that hold fish.

by rickyshabazz
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Mapping Cards
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Mapping Cards

I get a lot of questions about updating the Navionics cards. Only about 50% of anglers actually register and update their cards. That's like using old fishing line that needs updating. I update my cards at least once a month to ensure that I have the freshest data on the lakes that we fish. It is su...
by rickyshabazz
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to update maps and charts
Replies: 3
Views: 334

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: 334

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: 390

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: 271

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: 316

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: 316

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: 334

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: 262

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: 293

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: 397

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: 210

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: 288

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: 1619

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: 555

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: 383

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: 383

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: 1394

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: 2793

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: 2793

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: 557

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: 583

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: 378

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: 946

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: 487

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: 120

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: 679

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: 407

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: 1229

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: 1229

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: 468

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: 468

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: 659

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: 491

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: 616

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: 1492

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: 337

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: 1157

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: 436

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: 890

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: 397

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: 397

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...

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