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by rickyshabazz
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: El Cap is on Fire
Replies: 0
Views: 219

El Cap is on Fire

I spend Saturday fishing El Cap. The fishing as on fire. I caught 15-20 fish all on chatter baits and plastics. My largest fish was over six pounds on the chatterbait. The fish were on channel swings in shallow water in the sticks. I did some great sonar logging on the lake that I will upload for pe...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Map of El Cap
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Map of El Cap

Doing some map work for my tournament this weekend at El Cap. The new fishing ranges function on the Navionics app makes it easy to pinpoint transition banks. I am looking forward to slanging some big crankbaits and chatterbaits on these spots. https://scontent.fsan1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/3875829...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: SD Frog Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 1026

SD Frog Tournament

We had a great time fishing the San Diego Frog Tournament yesterday. I had 15 bites on a frog today targeting grass mats next to deeper water. I used the new Fishing Ranges shading function to find high percentage banks. Here are the screen shots using my Navionics app on my iPhone. I used the app t...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Fishing Ranges with Navionics
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: New Fishing Ranges with Navionics

I was asked is the new Navionics shading works on the CA Delta. The delta is shallow in most areas. In the areas with deeper water it does work. https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/37889951_10210457344944648_6820829058742353920_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=698572cbfd9786cb820b09bd53d531ca&...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: New Fishing Ranges with Navionics
Replies: 2
Views: 258

New Fishing Ranges with Navionics

I have been playing with the new updated Navionics app on my iPhone. They added a special new colored shading to separate different water levels. It is called Fishing Ranges and allows you to select different colors to show contours. Click on Map Options and scroll down until you see Fishing Ranges....
by rickyshabazz
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Night Fishing at Lake Otay
Replies: 0
Views: 165

Night Fishing at Lake Otay

I fished the night tournament at Lake Otay last Saturday. We caught a lot of fish on topwater baits like spooks and frogs. We only manager 3 pounds but wen caught a lot. While on the water I did a lot of sonar logging with my Lowrance and app. These shots will be used to update the map of the lake. ...
by rickyshabazz
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: San V at Night
Replies: 0
Views: 262

San V at Night

I was looking over my sonar logs from San Vicente and they are pretty impressive. I fished the night tournament over the weekend and the topwater bite was on fire. I didn't manage anything big, but I go a lot of bites on walking style baits and frogs. These logs will be available so that you can get...
by rickyshabazz
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Night fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 533

Night fishing

Here is a link to my webinar on night fishing for those who missed it. Summer time is a great time to target bass at night.

by rickyshabazz
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Baits for night fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Baits for night fishing

Here are some of the baits that I use fishing at nights:

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by rickyshabazz
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Night Time Bass Fishing
Replies: 0
Views: 325

Night Time Bass Fishing

Please join me this Wednesday evening at 6pm Pacific for a FREE fishing webinar on night fishing. Win a free Navionics hat. I will be discussing the finer arts of fishing for bass at night. Beat the summer heat and the crowds by targeting GIANT bass at night. https://navionics.zoom.us/webinar/regist...
by rickyshabazz
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Happy Father's Day
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to all of the anglers who make time to take their children fishing. I hope you all catch a big one: https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/35431167_10210221386645838_6732278206172233728_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=bb94a756815ec729a348fe6717e03ead&oe=5BB05345
by rickyshabazz
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Deep Cranking
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Deep Cranking

There are a couple of great FREE Navionics webinars that will help your fishing: Wed, Jun 13 8:00 PM Deep Cranking with 6th Sense Lures - https://navionics.zoom.us/webinar/register/3015263186518/WN_bGVw8uDfQyeZF30e1TIkvw Thu, Jun 14 8:00 PM Tarpon Fishing Basics- Keys to success with Captain Jay Wit...
by rickyshabazz
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: My Favorite Spot
Replies: 0
Views: 332

My Favorite Spot

Good luck to everyone fishing the Angler's Marine event at DVL. Here is one of my favorite spots on DVL. I would be fishing this with a dropshot deep in 35-40 feet using a Oxblood Lite or People's Warm Robo worm. https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34535873_10210161323984309_35937952662447...
by rickyshabazz
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: DVL Angler's Marine Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 331

DVL Angler's Marine Tournament

Good luck to everyone fishing the Anglers Marine tournament at DVL this weekend. I dropped off two Navionics Region West charts for the raffle. Make sure that you update your charts before the tournament so that you have all the detailed contours of the lake. The deep dropshot bite is wide open. Fis...
by rickyshabazz
Thu May 31, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Mead
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Lake Mead

Anyone in the LV area please stop by BPS on Saturday to talk fishing. I will be in the electronics section training on Navionics and Lowrance. https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34045034_10210127655142609_7377143691418271744_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=45ab90f101cfde1e1c3fc134c5309032&oe...
by rickyshabazz
Fri May 25, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Where is Everyone Fishing This Weekend
Replies: 11
Views: 914

Where is Everyone Fishing This Weekend

Where is everyone fishing this weekend? Be safe on the water!

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by rickyshabazz
Wed May 23, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Lake Skinner
Replies: 0
Views: 258

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: 12
Views: 1748

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: 522

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: 295

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: 458

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: 660

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: 660

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: 355

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: 210

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: 605

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: 227

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: 316

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: 231

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: 159

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: 240

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: 345

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: 223

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: 789

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: 938

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: 158

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: 364

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: 619

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: 839

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: 392

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: 208

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: 464

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: 244

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: 458

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: 458

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: 486

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: 372

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: 393

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: 393

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: 376

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...

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