SI-TEX PROFISH II Map/Sounder Plus

Our annual roundup of the newest electronic equipment and software for fishing, communications, navigation and safety.


This new chart plotter/fishfinder from SI-TEX letsyou find where you are through the use of C-MAP NT cartography,and also lets you find the fish on a sounder that reads down to1,500 feet. The charting system features two front-loading C-Cardslots for C-MAP NT cartography. The BOATVIEW mode keeps your boaton the screen at all times, or you can select CHARTVIEW to scrollthrough the charts and plan your next trip. The PROFISH II stores1,000 points of track, 250 named waypoints with depth and temperatureinformation, and up to ten reversible routes. When you hook afish, the unique STRIKE mode displays the distance from the positionwhere the fish struck in yards so you can return to the exactspot. There's also a transparent roadway overlay for an enhancedgraphic view, and a car-like speedometer graph, temperature graph,and an adjustable arrival alarm. SI-TEX, St. Petersburg, FL; (727)576-5734;