Garmin is proud to announce its title sponsorship of professional Bassmaster Elite Series angler and longtime Garmin pro, Jason Christie. Three-time Elite Series champion and winner of two Bassmaster Opens and 10 FLW events, Christie is a leading, and perhaps one of the most recognized anglers on the national bass tournament scene. With 56 top-ten finishes to date, he is currently BassFan’s second-highest ranked bass fisherman in the world.Read More
Announcing the STRIKER Plus series – proven fishfinders with industry-leading sonar that are packed with new features to help anglers find and catch more fish, yet easy as ever to use.
The new STRIKER Plus series has the features that will bring the benefit of built-in GPS, Quickdraw Contours and Wi-Fi to first-time users, and will convince existing STRIKER customers to upgrade. These new fishfinders are the perfect entry-level solution for anglers who want the best sonar available plus the ability to create and store their own contour maps.Read More
Introducing ActiveCaptain, a free all-in-one mobile app for mariners that delivers a seamless content management system with unlimited access to cartography, automatic delivery of the latest software available, off-vessel planning capabilities, connected services and so much more in one simple, yet powerful application.Read More
We are excited to announce the ECHOMAP Plus series, the next generation of chartplotters and sonar combination units with industry-leading features for both saltwater and inland anglers and boaters. Building on the success of its predecessor series, echoMAP CHIRP, the new ECHOMAP Plus features powerful sonar capabilities, preloaded charts and mapping, and built-in Wi-Fi for access to the new Garmin ActiveCaptain marine app for the ultimate connected boating experience.Read More
Today Garmin announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction display (MFD) waypoint marking, data streaming – including speed, depth, temperature and wind – sail racing assistance, and much more. In addition to preloaded marine-specific feature sets, the quatix 5 also includes a host of built-in activity profiles for land and water sports like running, hiking, biking, swimming, rowing, and paddle boarding to name a few.Read More
Here are six bass fishing tips that I hope will help you catch the lunker of a lifetime:
- Some of the most overlooked fish-holding spots on lakes around the country are boat ramps and marinas. These areas always hold shade, bait fish, and big bass. Some of the biggest fish I’ve caught in tournaments have been in and around marinas and boat launches.
Have you been thinking about switching to Garmin or adding Panoptix to your arsenal? Now is the perfect time to upgrade with this limited time promotion.
Purchase a qualifying Panoptix transducer and a GPSMAP or echoMAP CHIRP series chartplotter from Feb. 27, 2017, through March 31, 2017Read More
Has anyone had a better start to the 2017 season than Mark Rose? In only his second year running Garmin marine electronics, Rose, a seasoned FLW Tour pro, hit the ground running by winning at Lake Guntersville less than three weeks ago, and again this past weekend at Lake Travis. Rose has made his mark in the history books by becoming the first person to ever win back-to-back FLW Tour events.Read More
When we are out on the water cruising, fishing for a trophy, or entertaining, nothing is more important than the safety of all parties involved. A close second in priority is the safety and protection of one’s boat. In 2017, Garmin has taken the steps to improve on-the-water safety for boaters and their vessels. Whether it’s FrontVü forward-looking live sonar to help boaters avoid running aground, awareness of moving objects around you, or up-to-date weather information, Garmin is committed to offering a wide range of products with protection in mind.Read More
We are excited to announce today that Yamaha Marine Group has selected the Garmin 7-inch GPSMAP multi-function display (MFD) platform to power its new CL7TM multi-touch display. As the primary display for Command Link Plus® and Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system, the CL7 is fully network capable for NMEA 2000 and the Garmin Marine Network. Full-network compatibility allows the user to add multiple Garmin screens, sensors, sonar, weather, radar, autopilot, Fusion Link, IP cameras and more with full system integration and sharing across the entire system. The CL7 will be standard for Helm Master and will be the premium display for all Command Link Plus outboard engines starting in May 2017.Read More