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by rickyshabazz
Wed May 23, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Skinner
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Lake Skinner

Lake Skinner, CA 33deg 35.123’N 117deg 2.834’W Fishing at Lake Skinner is really good for all species. The bluegill are biting meal worms. They are big. The bass are staging in front of the deeper tule and can be caught on frogs and Senkos. You have to make long cast and focus on the deeper banks. S...
by rickyshabazz
Mon May 14, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Night Fishing
Replies: 11
Views: 1319

Night Fishing

I am working on a webinar for night fishing. What are some questions that people want to know? I will be talking about mapping, baits and finding fish at night. Any other questions? https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32511983_10210030874123144_8344541738622255104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=...
by rickyshabazz
Thu May 10, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: One of my favorite spots
Replies: 0
Views: 480

One of my favorite spots

Looking at the results from the first day of the FLW event at Clear Lake. Good luck to everyone. Here is one of my favorite spots that I would be fishing if I was there. Looks like the weights are down. https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32293871_10210006046022457_2425156509206839296_n....
by rickyshabazz
Wed May 09, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Map of Clear Lake
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Map of Clear Lake

Good luck to all of my friends fishing Clear Lake. The best at to learn the lake is to study the electronic map on your phone, tablet or fish finder. Here is a copy of the map that I use. https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32222605_10209996794911185_4530200610397487104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&a...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: San V is Drop Shot
Replies: 0
Views: 425

San V is Drop Shot

The fishing at San V in San Diego is heating up. Here is a spot that I found on my Navionics app that is one of my favorite deep water drop shot spots. I like to fish a 4 or 6 inch Robo worm in either Aaron's Magic or the People's Worm on six pound test. I use my mapping to find the trees and rock p...
by rickyshabazz
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Neko Rig Video
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Re: Neko Rig Video

I am getting a lot of questions about my Navionics webinar on Mastering the Neko Rig. Most people want to know the difference between the Neko Rig and the Ned Rig. Great question. In general I would say that the Neko rig has a much different fall and tail shake. The Ned rig is very do nothing and is...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Neko Rig Video
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Neko Rig Video

Thanks to everyone who attended my webinar on Mastering the Neko Rig. Here is a link to the recorded webinar for those who missed it. I have some great screen shots of baits and mapping where this bait works.

by rickyshabazz
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Satalite Images of Lakes and Rivers
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Satalite Images of Lakes and Rivers

I get a lot of questions about the differences between the lake maps and charts. The satellite imagery on my HotMaps Platinum card provides me with the highest level of data. It allows me to find countless backwaters and ponds when I'm fishing places like Lake Havasu. You just don’t get that with tr...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Questions for Webinar
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Questions for Webinar

I am working on finalizing my FREE webinar for this Wednesday at 6:30 pm Pacific on the Neko Rig. What questions do you have about catching bass on the rig? There is still time to sign up: https://navionics.zoom.us/webinar/register/4915218218496/WN_1Hc3sEJGSDejZFK_APZFuQ https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna...
by rickyshabazz
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Master the Neko Rig
Replies: 0
Views: 560

Master the Neko Rig

Next week I will be hosting a FREE fishing webinar on Mastering the Neko Rig. The webinar is Wednesday at 6pm Pacific time. I will be going over how and where I fish the Neko rig to catch big fish. https://navionics.zoom.us/webinar/register/4915218218496/WN_1Hc3sEJGSDejZFK_APZFuQ https://scontent.fs...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: El Cap Recap
Replies: 0
Views: 207

El Cap Recap

I did a lot of sonar logging over the weekend at El Cap. I was studying the update map and adjusting the app on my phone to look at how low the lake is. Adjusting the water level reveals a lot of offshore structure. We caught our fish on Neko rigs and Alabama rigs. We caught about 4 limits of fish. ...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Good Luck to Clear Lake Anglers WON
Replies: 0
Views: 283

Good Luck to Clear Lake Anglers WON

Good luck to all my friends fishing Clear Lake this week. Catch a big one and make sure that your maps are updated. I know several guys out sonarlogging to update the maps of the lake. Make sure that you have the freshest data. https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30629488_102098304997939...
by rickyshabazz
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Havasu
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Lake Havasu

I want to send a good luck to the anglers fishing the WWBT at Lake Havasu. Please make sure that you update your @Navionics charts so that you can find all of those backwaters stacked with big bass. https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29570933_10209718070303244_3159600925830737528_n.jpg?_n...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Pleasant
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Lake Pleasant

Last weekend I had the opportunity to do a little fishing at Lake Pleasant. Here is how we finished 27th out of 144 teams. We caught all of fish on dropshots and nail rigs. https://www.facebook.com/ricky.shabazz/videos/10209687128289713/ https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29388501_1020968...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Lake Perris Map
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Lake Perris Map

I am using the Navionics FREE webapp to prepare for the Anglers Marine tournament at Lake Perris this weekend. You can find a lot of humps and structure. I use it to make waypoints that I can link to my Lowrance unit. https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27972719_10209494517994576_289960565...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Map on Don Pedro
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Map on Don Pedro

I am getting a lot of questions about Don Pedro. I spend some time there in January mapping the lake. Make sure you update your Navionics chart to get the updated data for the lake. Fishing will be great. https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27858119_10209448180956179_2357626678342936882_n....
by rickyshabazz
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Good Luck at Havasu
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Good Luck at Havasu

Good luck to all of the anglers fishing Lake Havasu. Make sure that your mapping and charts are updated. Co anglers, I would download the Navionics app for your phone. https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27654398_10209413803256758_4805080077649613014_n.jpg?oh=9a51ca13e89a0bdd4d758ddd99f51f...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Free-Thank You
Replies: 0
Views: 762

Free-Thank You

I want to thank everyone who attended my FREE fishing webinar last Wednesday. Your emails and questions have been great. Here is a link to the webinar for those that have asked. Let me know what you think. I would love to answer your questions:

by rickyshabazz
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: FREE
Replies: 0
Views: 890

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: 145

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: 325

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: 446

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: 697

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: 370

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: 191

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: 446

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: 213

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: 404

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: 404

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: 459

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: 319

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: 361

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: 361

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: 361

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: 306

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: 461

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: 425

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: 256

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: 434

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: 1669

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: 707

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: 466

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: 466

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: 1504

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: 2846

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: 2846

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: 592

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: 625

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: 409

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: 1004

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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