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Aqua-Vu VPG

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Has anyone used one of these yet? How would you compare it to a circular flasher?

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I had a an aqua-vu last year and it worked great on clear lakes and it was pretty cool to see northern and bass and sunfish on it. I returned it because it would get really hasey and you could'nt see anything. But I really like my vexlar I think the vexlars are a better deal thats my opinion.

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The Aqua-View is fun to watch but I much prefer to use my MarCum LX-3tc for ice fishing. The water depth or clarity does not affect how flashers work.

Cliff

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I believe he's refering to Aqua Vu's attempt at taking market share from Vex and Marcum with thier Vertical Pixel Graph. It is a vertical LCD graph that works like a flasher in grayscale, but in a veritcal fashion. Battery life would far exceed the Flasher because of no motor and LED lights. If they come out with a color version, I would try it for sure, I think the grayscale would make it tough to decipher how strong the signal is. I have not used it, but would like to try it. You may want to move this to the equipment forum.

Fisherdog

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fisherdog 19,

You are right, but I still have to vote for the MarCum Or Vexilar flashers! Their color screens make them much easier to read.

Cliff

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FisherDog19, you are correct, I was referring to the Vertical Picture Graph made by Aqua-Vu. It retails for about $100.00 less than traditional flahsers but I hdan't heard anything about the functionality of the unit.

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If you want LCD screen, full color (multiple options, too), regular sonar, GPS, flasher, etc., I'd recommend the Lowrance M68C Ice Machine. I've had one for 2 years, and love it! You can also get a high-speed 'ducer to use it in an open water/boat situation. I use mine in the bow of the boat, and haven't had any problems with it.

Just another option. But IMHO, you get more bang for your buck with the Lowrance.

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