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Fishing Electronics Seminar April 30th

We are hosting a fishing electronics seminar at Radioworld on Saturday April 30th 2016. Speakers and reps from all the major manufacturers will be here. The seminars will be about 40 mins in length and you are welcome to attend one or all of them as they are all free of charge!

9am – Nick Cousvis – Humminbird/Minn Kota

10am – Gerry Heels – Lowrance

11am – Dave Bairstow – Garmin/Panoptix

These seminars will be great to attend to better learn from these pro’s how to use your electronics. If you are undecided on which brand to purchase join us for all the seminars to see which brand will be best for you.

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Please register with us by emailing events@radioworld.ca

Navionics Platinum Promo April 1- 30th SAVE $30

Navionics has dropped the price on all their Platinum+ charts for the month of April.  Purchase a Platinum+ or Hotmaps Platinum between April 1st and 30th and Radioworld will instantly take $30 off our regular price.  To view Navionics products visit our website for more information.

Platinum is Navionics high end cartography offering incredible charting on compatible chartplotters.  Aerial photos, Satellite photo imagery, and 3D views are just some of the features of these charts.

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Wil Wegman hosts Free Fishing Seminar in Bradford May 1st

Bradford ON: On Friday May 1st award winning outdoor writer and well known fishing seminar host Wil Wegman, will be presenting “Fishing Lake Simcoe … Understanding this ever changing lake to catch more fish Spring Summer and Fall.” The free seminar will begin at 7pm at the Bradford Community Centre on 125 Simcoe Road – beside the Bradford Curling Club. Topics will include a look at the top gamefish in the lake; including largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, yellow perch, whitefish and lake trout. Guests will acquire a better understanding of the seasonal movements of these fish as well as learn several tactics and techniques to catch them. As an added bonus, a special feature will look at the shore fishing opportunities of the Holland River right around Bradford.

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At 8:30 pm following Wil’s presentation– president of the Barrie Bassmasters, guide and Lowrance/Navionics rep Gerry Heels will be up. His talk is entitled “Maximizing and Understanding Sonar, GPS and Digital Charts  to catch more fish” .  A full Question/Answer period will follow both presentations.

This informative and entertaining evening is presented by the Town of Bradford and brought to you by Simcoe County Tourism. There is no admission fee however guests are encouraged to bring a supply of non-perishable food items for the local Bradford Food Bank. Seating is limited so pre-registration on a first-come-first-serve basis is required at this link: http://www.wilwegman.com/seminar-registration.html

Following Gerry’s talk, draw prizes will be awarded for all those in attendance.   For anyone who registers before April 15th , they  automatically become eligible to win a special Early Bird Prize courtesy of Lake Simcoe Marine. They will enjoy a free Fishing Pontoon Boat rental for up to four people onboard. Another top prize will be a fully guided fishing excursion on Lake Simcoe with Heels Recreational Fishing Services. Here, two lucky anglers will not only enjoy their time fishing with Gerry’s fishing … but also will be able to have their own first hand tutorial on maximizing electronics.  Other draw prizes will include a variety of fishing tackle courtesy of Rapala/Normark and Lowrance Electronics.

About Wil Wegman:

Wil has written about, worked on and fished Lake Simcoe extensively since the mid 1980’s. For more than two decades he taught bass fishing courses at various campuses of Seneca and Georgian College. Wil is an avid tournament angler and won his first professional bass tournament on Lake Simcoe in 1994. Since then he has qualified three times for Team Ontario (one of which was on Lake Simcoe) and has qualified to fish several tournaments in the US. Wil is the Conservation Director for the Aurora Bassmasters and is the only two-time recipient of the Bill Bond Memorial Award … for his dedication to conserving and promoting the fishery of Lake Simcoe. His magazine articles … many of which are on fishing Lake Simcoe, have appeared in Outdoor Canada, Ontario Out of Doors, Real Fishing, Just Fishing and in US publications like BASS TIMES, Bassmaster Magazine, and In Fisherman. For many years he also wrote a regular outdoors column in local newspapers which highlighted Lake Simcoe Fishing Opportunities. He has appeared as a guest on several TV Fishing Shows, including several episodes of Angler and Hunter and Bob Izumi’s Real Fishing Show.

Wil is recognized as a true ambassador to the sport of fishing. Promoting recreational fishing opportunities and sound conservation practices like catch and release and selective harvest is at the cornerstone of his talks and outdoor writing.

For more Information, or to register please visit: http://www.wilwegman.com/seminar-registration.html

 

Lowrance Seminar at Radioworld April 25th

Paul Shibata will be returning to Radioworld on April 25th to present another seminar in his series “In Pursuit of Sonar Perfection”.  This seminar will focus on CHIRP sonar technologies which has been all the rage this year.  Paul will explain in simple terms what CHIRP is and what it will do for you over traditional sonar!

Other topics will include:

– New product details, all Elite and HDS models

– New technology, WIFI, PowerPole control, Insight Genesis, etc

– Backward compatible networking including engine integration (Mercury, Evinrude, Yamaha etc)

– Sonar/gps utilization for optimal performance

– Bulletproof sonar installations

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This seminar is FREE for anyone who wishes to attend.  Please register with us at events@radioworld.ca

 

Navionics Platinum Promotion SAVE $30

For the month of April you can SAVE $30 on all Navionics Platinum+ and Hotmaps Platinum charts available at Radioworld.  Platinum is Navionics high end cartography offering incredible charting on compatible chartplotters.  Aerial photos, Satellite photo imagery, and 3D views are just some of the features of these charts.

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Drop by Radioworld for a demo of Navionics charting today!

 

Navionics Seminar At Radioworld April 18th 2015

Radioworld is please to host another seminar to help you use your marine electronics to their full potential.  Navionics Marine Product Specialist, Scott Walcott, will be here on Saturday April 18th to demonstrate how to map your own lake with Navionics SonarCharts.

The cost of the seminar is $25 per person and each paid attendee will receive a Vexilar T-Box SP200 sonar device ($170 value) for FREE.  Even more than that if you return to the store before July 30th 2015 and show us the Navionics App on your phone and the T-Box installed on your boat we’ll give you a $25 Radioworld gift card.

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Humminbird Day Seminar April 4th 2015 at Radioworld

Join professional angler Barry Graves at Radioworld on Saturday April 4th 2015 for his seminar “Taking the Mystery out of Fishing with Electronics”.  Barry constantly uses his Humminbird electronics on the water to not only find fish but also to position his boat to make the perfect cast once he has found them.

Using electronics isn’t something just for anglers fishing deeper water as Barry will demonstrate how he relies on them when fishing shallow cover for Largemouth bass.  He will cover a number of other situations where electronics play a major role in his fishing.

This seminar is FREE of charge to all who wish to attend but we ask that you register with us at events@radioworld.ca to help us plan for the day.  We will have complimentary coffee and timbits.
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Navionics SonarCharts Keep Getting Better

Screenshot_2015-01-26-10-58-27In the Navionics Boating app the SonarPhone feature allows you to have a fishfinder on your screen and create your own personal HD bathymetry map with SonarCharts Live!

The fishfinder feature enables you to view live sonar and Navionics charts, both full screen and split screen, within the same app from your kayak, runabout, or any fishing boat! Every time you connect, future SonarCharts can be enhanced with depth data from anywhere you go.

Even better, SonarCharts Live allows you to create a new personal HD bathymetry map that displays on your device in real-time while navigating. The new chart appears as an additional layer over either Nautical Charts or SonarCharts. Data is saved for individual use and can be shared with Navionics to improve SonarCharts.

 


What you need

To enjoy the fishfinder feature, you need the latest version of the Navionics Boating app on your Android or Apple Tablet or Smartphone and the SonarPhone T-BOX hardware which is available for purchase here.

To create maps with SonarCharts Live in the free app version, you need to make sure you purchase a Navionics+ package from Menu > Charts & Upgrades. If you have a paid version, you don’t need anything else.

Getting Started                                                                                                                            SonarPhone T-BOX

– Install the SonarPhone T-BOX device on your boat. Turn on the SonarPhone T-BOX.

– From your mobile, connect to the Wi-Fi network: Settings>Wi-Fi ON and select the “T-BOX” Network. When prompted, enter the Wi-Fi password provided to join. See the video.

– Open the Navionics Boating app. The fishfinder display will automatically appear along with SonarCharts Live creating your new personal HD bathymetry map!

With the powerful SP200 T-BOX system, you can reach depths of 240 feet with a 200kHz, Dual-Beam (20/40 degree) skimmer style transducer and temp sensor. The Skimmer style transducer can be mounted externally on the transom of your boat for high speed use or internally in fiberglass hulls, but you will lose the temp sensor option for in-hull installations.

Also included in the SP200 package is a 12 volt car plug/USB adaptor for powering your tablets or re-charging your phones

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Ice Fishing Seminar

We had a great time at Radioworld this past Saturday with our ice fishing seminar and we’d like to thank all of those in attendance!  We would also like to thank the four seminar speakers Matt Pezzetta from Vexilar, Aaron Shirley from MarCum, Simon Frost from Humminbird and Gerry Heels from Lowrance.  Also, thanks to Pete Bowman for coming out for the day to talk on the new Garmin echo fishfinders.

Here are some pictures from the event.

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Our Ice Fishing Sale runs from now until December 13th 2014.  Here are all the details -> Ice Fishing Sale.  There are quite a few manufacture Mail in Rebates on right now as well to make these deals even better!

-Lawren