Major Brands of Fishfinders:
Humminbird: Humminbird fish finders are the biggest name in the
business. They've been around for over 30 years providing top of the line fish
finders, depth sounders, radios, and GPS systems. Produced and manufactured in
the USA, they continue to recieve top marks and reviews by fishermen
everywhere. They stay on the leading edge of technology and have excellent
Eagle Fish Finder: Eagle has been designing and building top quality
fish finders since 1982. Eagle Fish Finders are made by Lowrance with the same
quality and most of the features but a low price tag. Eagle Fish finders are
the best price performance fish finders on the market.
Garmin: They are most recognized by there products in the GPS
market, but also provide top quality fish finders. Garmin International Inc.
designs, manufactures, and markets navigation and communications equipment for
the aviation and consumer markets.
Furuno: Furuno has designed, manufactured marine electronics
for the past 50 years. Recreational & Commercial Monochrome and color fish
finders for any size boat ranging in power output from 300 Watts to 3,000
Watts. They sell a high grade fish finder, provide a nice range of boating
accessory technology/price solutions for the fish finder shopper. Don't forget
to compare the reviews of Furuno with the other major brands.
Lowrance: Lowrance is a world leader when it comes to design and
manufacture of sport fishing SONAR and GPS (global positioning systems).
Lowrance, a designer and manufacturer of Sonar, GPS and Aviation instruments,
got its start in Joplin, Missouri in 1957. Lowrance has established a global
distribution network, encompassing more than 1,500 domestic dealers,
distributors, mass merchants and original equipment manufacturers in the U.S.,
as well as sales distribution outlets in 53 countries worldwide.
Norcross Hawkeye: They specialize in the portable fishfinder. Their
F33P model has been getting good reviews. Don't forget to check them out if
your looking for a portable fishfinder.
Raymarine: Raymarine is the worlds leading manufacturer of
Recreational Marine Electronics including Marine Radar, Multifunction
Displays, Fishfinders, Autopilots and more. Formerly existing as the
Recreational Marine Division of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Raymarine was formed as
a company in 2001 after a management buyout, which included the rebranding of
all products. Look at their product for upper end fishfinders.