As a beginner angler, I bought the Lowrance Hook 4 fish finder to improve my chances of success, and I certainly haven’t been disappointed.
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It has made a huge difference to my fishing trips and allowed me to catch an awful lot more fish.
It is easy to use and simple to set up and get started. The four inch, high-resolution color screen provides an accurate and detailed picture of exactly what is under your boat.
It uses enhanced sonar sensitivity so that you’ll never have any nasty surprises with what lies beneath, allowing you to navigate safely and find where the elusive fish are.
Lowrance Hook 4 Accuracy
One of the best things about Lowrance Hook 4 is its accuracy. With a built-in GPS antenna, it has maps of charts for more than 3,000 rivers, lakes and coastlines around the US so you’ll definitely always know where you are going.
As well as the several thousand pre-programmed maps, the Lowrance Hook 4 also offers a full range of upgrades to help you build up a huge library of maps.
Saving Your Trips
All anglers know that finding a great fishing spot can be difficult and when you do manage to find that perfect place where the fish are biting you want to make sure you know exactly where it is and, more importantly, how to get back there.
The Lowrance Hook 4 allows users to save details of your journey, creating your own sonar log which serves as a map of your fishing trips. As well as helping you get around the waterways, it also provides accurate details for those all-important fishing tales.
Easy to Use
Sitting in a boat in the middle of a lake on a sunny day can be an idyllic experience. But as any fisherman will tell you, it’s not always like that. Sometimes when the weather closes in the rain starts to fall it can be pretty miserable and the last thing you want is to struggle to find your way home using a complicated navigation aid.
Fortunately, Lowrance Hook 4 doesn’t have that problem. Its simple, compact design means that it can be used using just one finger of thumb. It can even be operated with gloves which is a bonus on cold and wet days.
The four-inch screen may not sound big but the high-resolution image is crystal clear and provides accurate and detailed information. One of the most attractive features is the multi-screen option which allows users to switch between screens, allowing three pre-set screens to be viewed at once.
- Simple to use – Can be operated with just one finger
- User-friendly design – Clear layout with easy to follow instructions
- Light and portable – Doesn’t take up too much room on smaller vessels
- Optional upgrades – More maps can be purchased
- Very accurate – Built-in GPS for pinpoint accuracy
- Cost – At 300 dollars it isn’t cheap
- Screen size – can be small for older or visually impaired anglers
- Extras – offering additional purchases can put some people off
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’S)
Q: Does It Just Find Fish?
A: No, the Lowrance Hook 4 also acts as a navigation tool, helping you see everything that’s under your boat, not just fish.
Q: Can It Store Details of My Trips?
A: Yes, the Lowrance Hook 4 has a media port for a micro SD card to save all details of your fishing trips.
Q: How Is It Powered?
A: The unit runs off as standard 12-volt power supply and is compatible with all standard boats.
The Lowrance Hook 4 is suited to anglers of all abilities and levels of expertise. The occasional angler will benefit from it regarding helping them find an identify where the fish are and what species they are. For the more serious and experienced. For the more serious and experienced angler the intelligent settings can make fishing trips more productive and more enjoyable.
It also works on all shapes and sizes of boats from fishing kayaks right up to larger vessels. Even the most experienced angler who may think they know a particular lake or river like the back of their hand can find something new with the Lowrance Hook 4. You’ll be amazed what you can discover when using it.
If you’re planning a fishing trip, particularly to a new lake or river, or simply heading back to a favoured fishing spot then this is the product for you. An excellent product and one that is sure to serve you well on fishing trips for many years to come.