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    Units can use overlays to combine features and save screen space. The top right window of this split-screen image capture shows the submerged remains of a bridge piling in DownScan detail. The window below it shows the DownScan detail overlaid on a conventional 2D view with Lowrance’s DownScan Overlay feature so you can see the image displayed with both types of sonar.

    The big screen advantage

    New multifunction displays need more room to do the best possible job
    July 26, 2017 at 9:00am
    Top-quality strings can make a big difference in the accuracy of any compound bow.

    Don’t scrimp on strings

    Strings, cables play a big role in accuracy
    July 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Trout always have a place on their menu for worms, real or fake (l-r): two Squirmy Worms, San Juan Worm, night crawlers.

    Get buggy for trout

    Terrestrials are No. 1 on a trout’s summer menu
    July 19, 2017 at 9:00am
    Inky Davis caught this bass on a crankbait on a small drop-off, a perfect July spot.

    Bass haven’t moved far

    Santee largemouth action warms with weather
    July 16, 2017 at 9:00am
    A mother ship puts kayak anglers in waters where they can target species such as king mackerel.

    This mother-ship option

    Piggy-back on big boat to distant fishing holes
    July 14, 2017 at 9:00am
    Made with high-tech, lightweight materials, long pants, long-sleeved shirts, a neck gaiter and a hat can keep anglers comfortable and help them avoid a sunburn. Sunscreen is also available in a wide variety of application types.

    Don’t feel the burn

    Cover your skin with clothing, sunscreen
    July 12, 2017 at 9:00am
    Grilled or fried, king mackerel croquettes are a neat recipe for a popular summer fish.

    In this dish, Mack is king

    Croquettes make for a great summer supper
    July 08, 2017 at 9:00am
    Mapping out known bedding areas and travel corridors on a piece of hunting land can give still- and stand-hunters  — and hunters who run deer with hounds — a leg up on finding productive stand locations.

    Map out your know-how

    An educated, overhead view can help hunters
    July 05, 2017 at 9:00am
    The author shows off a big, July bass that hit a Storm 360 swimbait.

    July: deeper is better

    Don’t be afraid to look for bass in deep water
    July 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Californian ‘Bub’ Tosh caught this nice bass on a Sanshouo soft plastic last year during a bass tournament in Japan. He finished seventh in the BATNET Classic.

    The Sanshouo

    There’s no wrong way to fish this salamander lookalike
    June 29, 2017 at 9:00am
    Combining Humminbird’s 360 Imaging with Minn Kota’s Ultrex motor lets you cast to fish, cover and structure within 150 feet around your boat and concentrate on your presentation while the motor holds you in place.

    Seat of your pants sonar

    This sonar can find fish-holding structure and show you how far to cast
    June 26, 2017 at 9:00am
    Ravin’s 2017 model crossbows offer hunters plenty of the latest technology for great arrow speeds and pinpoint accuracy.

    Fly with these Ravins

    Latest addition to crossbow market adds plenty
    June 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Keeping a fish you’ve landed at least partially in the water will lead to a better chance for a successful release.

    Catch-and-release? Yes!

    Returning wild fish to streams protects fisheries
    June 19, 2017 at 9:00am
    Crappie may be deeper as summer approaches, but fishing can be as consistent and productive as in the spring.

    Deep doesn’t mean bad

    Summer fishing patterns can be extremely good
    June 16, 2017 at 9:00am
    Guide Rob Alderman is holding a summer-long kayak tournament to benefit the Heroes on the Waters program.

    Kayak event helps vets

    Tournament across four states will benefit HOW
    June 14, 2017 at 9:00am
    The Anglr Tracker device on Mike Whitty’s rod recorded plenty of details about this largemouth bass catch.

    New app logs your trips

    Anglr Tracker will help your fishing memory
    June 12, 2017 at 9:00am