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TN Rick

We are coming back for the third year this June and have purchased a Lowrance GPS/Sonar and were wondering what the thoughts were on the best card to get for Rainy? A friend has the Freedom Map chip and it shows the islands and looks to be ok for navigation but does not seem to show the rock hazards.

Would appreciate any input on which card everyone thinks is the best for NW Bay and up to Ash Bay.

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Navionics Premium Hotmaps North chip is the best I've seen. ALL of Rainy and LOW and tons of smaller lakes throughout MN plus our neighboring states. Great detail and great accuracy, especially on the bigger bodies of water. Pretty hard to go fishing without having the H20 along nowadays. On lakes like Rainy it rivals the Vex as far as a necessity in my opinion.

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TN Rick

Thank you. It sounds like what I am looking for. A friend purchased the Freedom Maps chip and it does not even show the water depth. I have a Hot Spots chip of the US East and it is great. Was looking for the same thing for Rainy.

I need to do some research as I was not able to locate a chip that had MN and Rainy in Ontario. We may be going to LOW next year so the Canada chip might work best. Not a problem as I'll just call Navonics.

Thanks again!

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The navionics has both the U.S. and Canadian side of Rainy and LOW in great detail (contours, bouys, etc.)

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MIDNIGHT777

What are the depth contours at for this chip. I baught a Navionics chip last year and I think it has them at 5 ft. I just want to make sure they have not updated with more accurate 1 or 3 foot contours.

Thanks, Matt

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I believe it's in 3 ft. contours but I'm not completely sure. Whatever it is, I certainly couldn't see needing anything more detailed than what it is now.

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