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I am looking at getting the Lowrance H2O GPS and was wondering if anyone in the area has one and if so what chip they use for lake maps. It looks like the Navionics Hot Maps LOTW and the Hot Maps North Chip has most of the lakes in the Bemidji area. I'm just wondering which would be best to get for the lakes around the area since I fish the majority in the Bemdji area.

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beef

I have a H2O and love it.. I run the lakemaster chip in mine and it does well with the area lakes... When getting a chip check out what lakes the company offers in HD or in the best contour possible.. The 2007 Lakemaster chip has Bemidji, Cass, Winnie, Pike, Leech, and a few more in the area in HD... Matter of fact the Bemidji lakes were labeled by our own Keith Dahl at Gander.. The referred to him for naming the structure..

Hope this helps...

Beef

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Windy City Walleye Hunter

Beef,

I was thinking about upgrading my systems. What would be a good price for the H20 and the lakemaster chip? I talked to Brian about upgrading this past summer. Always looking for imput from the "guys in the know" since you guys put a ton of time on the water.

Would a system like this be overkill for a flat lander who comes up to Cass for two weeks each year?

Windy

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mnhunter 3815

H20 runs about $239 to $269. and as for the chip depending on the chip they can range from $69 to $100

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mnhunter 3815

i have the 2008 lake of the woods lakemaster.and i also have 2006 lakemats chip of lakes in minnesota.had winnie,upper red,bemidji lake,millacs,rainy,kap.it has many lakes across minnestoa

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beef

Windy,

This system would be perfect for someone who fishes twice a year to a guide who is out on the lake almost every day.. What I like about the H2O is it is easy to use and read, also it is easy to download and upload from the computer and it is SIMPLE... For pricing I haven't checked around lately, but if you want my help drop me an email and I will see what I can do for you...

Hope this helps,

Beef

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silverfox

Uhg! I don't like those things, But... they do work well. This age of technology is not all good.

Matt

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Up North

I'll add another thumb's up for the H20 and Lakemaster combo. I know Woodman on here has the H20 as well, not sure if he has the Lakemaster or Navionics, but the Lakemaster chip is hard to beat for this area.

Buck

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woodman

Buck I do have an H2O with the Lakemaster chip. Why do you think I am fishing where I am? whistle.gif

Love the unit, and the chip. Takes some time to get the bells and whistles figured out but with enough playing around with it you will figure it out!

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mnhunter 3815

the h2o has tobe the easiest gps i have ever used.like woodman said play with it a little bit and read the book it wont belong till you figured it out.

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kupcho

Cabela's has the H2O for $169.00. I believe that Timberline sports in Blackduck also carries them for the same price. They also have the lakemaster chips for the unit also.

I also have one and use it all the time. They are a great unit for the price.

Good luck,

Kupcho

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Matt Breuer

 Originally Posted By: woodman
Buck I do have an H2O with the Lakemaster chip. Why do you think I am fishing where I am? whistle.gif

Are you SURE it's the GPS??

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Yup, just followed to one of the points on my GPS! grin.gif

Going to move the other house there this weekend! Do you want to work? \:D

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