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Author: MJohnson


Would you fish this weed edge on the ice?

Sometimes knowing where to drill a hole is key.  It’s simple, big fish troll the weed lines under the ice looking for a meal.    Knowing right where the weed edge is located is key.

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Check out this fantastic Downscan image of a weed edge with some potato chip sunfish hanging out.  This was mapped by an Insight Genesis user looking for weed lines in a local lake.  He found it!

A few pan fish hanging out on the weed line. Looks like a good place for a bigger fish to fill its belly!
A few pan fish hanging out on the weed line. Looks like a good place for a bigger fish to fill its belly!

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Dredging Giants from the Deep

Insight Genesis is designed to help users find giants — well, giant bass, walleye, zander, muskie, salmon and other sport fish!   As you get more familiar with the Genesis system you’ll be used to horsing monsters in your boat.  But nothing could prepare you to catch this giant shrimp, an actual shrimp captured by a fisherman named Steve Bargeron in Fort Pierce, Fla.

Giant Shrimp Caught in Florida
Giant Shrimp Caught in Florida

Steve caught the attention of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission after a Tweet to them.  Bargeron tweeted the Commission claiming that the 18-inch long giant shrimp captured is a mantis shrimp.  More here: Shimp Article

Post some monsters on the Insight Genesis Facebook page and we just might send a free premium Insight Genesis subscription to our favorite . . . like-us-on-facebook-button

Want to learn more about Insight Genesis?  Check this out: 3- Easy Steps to Mapping Success

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Insight Genesis in 3 Easy Steps

You can create a custom lake map in three easy steps with Insight Genesis. Yes, it’s really that simple! Three easy steps!

1. Record sonar data with your Lowrance or Simrad multi-function unit.

2. Upload the data to your online account.

3. Log into your account and view your maps, which are created automatically.

When the road makes underwater structure . . . map it!
When the road makes underwater structure . . . map it!

Collect, Upload, View:three steps

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Insight Genesis works with Mac and PC computers

The Insight Genesis web-upload tool enables both PC and Mac upload of sonar data.  This feature is available for both Premium subscribers and free-account users.

With the web-upload tool, you can upload your sonar-log files directly from your account. Eliminating the need to download and install a desktop application for uploading sonar data, the web-upload tool works with all computer types. You access it through your Insight Genesis dashboard.

GoFree continues to support and make available the Microsoft Windows-based desktop upload tool for PC users. Mac users must use the web-upload tool. 

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