Fishing and Marine Technology: Fish Finders, Trolling Motors

For those who like to tip the odds in their favor when they are fishing, technology such as trolling motors and fish finders is vital.

A good sonar unit can make finding the fish so much easier and also plays a role in understanding their behaviour.

Equally, a trolling motor is a great asset in terms of getting in position to cast to fish without spooking them with an outboard or inboard engine.

The Tackle Village teams uses all this technology and more to get an edge when we are fishing. And we’ve collected some of our best content on these two topics here:

Cameras for Fishing

Sometimes in fishing a sonar image – as good as it is – isn’t enough. Having an underwater fishing camera can be very handy. We’ve done a comparison between the merits of having a flasher vs an underwater fishing camera for ice fishing and whether you actually need both.

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Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He's appeared in fishing movies, founded a successful fishing site and spends every spare moment on the water. He's into kayak fishing, ultralight lure fishing and pretty much any other kind of fishing out there.