When it comes to installing your kayak with a Lowrance Fish Finder, Hobie prides themselves on setting the benchmark for ease of installation. That being said, the evolution of Lowrance transducers has raised questions related to transducer compatibility with the Hobie Lowrance Ready system.
Hobie is introducing a new transducer plate that will accept the Lowrance TotalScan skimmer transducer! The Totalscan would normally be too big to fit in the standard Hobie transducer well, but is now mountable with this option.
Living in Southern California means we have excellent paddling weather throughout the year. Nevertheless, a brief search on Craigslist brings up a plethora of kayaks sold by owners no longer able to take the “winter chill” here in Southern California.
While having a brand new Hobie Pro Angler 14 is terrific, there are lots of fishing opportunities off of your $300 Craigslist Kayak.
For the beginner kayak fisherman, the amount of information out there regarding what kayak and accessories to buy can be mind boggling. Here are some ideas to consider before making your first purchase of your fishing kayak.