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Vexilar or Blue Polar hand held depth finder ?

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I"m looking to buy a portable hand held
depth finder. Looking at Vexilar or Polar
any info would be appreciated.
Thanks

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Do you own any type of locator sir?

If you do, let us inform you that you may read the depth just as effectively with your graph/sonar through the ice as you can with a hand held depth gun.

All you need is a little water on the ice to make "continuity" so to speak, place your transducer in the puddle, and you're all set to go.

PCG

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Pro Crappie
I've been using my Zercon Classic,
I just want a small quick refence. Fish
alot of rocks so would make thing easyier.
Some thing to caring in pocket. Just adding
to the collection. I realize I will still
have to carrier a shovel and water.

Thanks

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Go with the Vexilar. It not only reads through the ice and shows depth it also is a fish mood indicator. A great tool for learning, finding, and catching fish.

Good Fihsin, Matt.

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A Vex/Marcum is more pricey but they do alot more that just show how deep it is. If money is not an issue, I would definitely buy a real-time 3-color flasher. It's difficult for me to not go fishing without my FL-18 wink.gif

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Hey guy's what I mean with the Vexilar is
the yellow one that tells me the depth only.
They sell for about $130. Its small that
looks like 3-c size battery flashlight.
The blue Polar is just alittle bigger.

Thanks for the reply's

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I used the Strike Master on Mille Lacs to locate edges of the flat's very quickly for rental houses. Never had a problem with it and it worked all the time. Much easier than lugging a locator around.

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I have the Vexilar and like it alot. It is so easy to use just put a little water on the ice and push the button. I use it alot trying to find the dropoff on a reef. I have a vex fl 18 but think the portable one is a much quicker way.

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