Sonar (fish finders) has been a mainstay of serious anglersâ€™ strategies ever since Lowrance launched the Little Green Box back in 1959. Now, thanks to a steady stream of technological advancements, fish finders offer a wider window than ever into the mysteries of the underwater world.
While you can find fish with one of those original units, todayâ€™s sonar systemsâ€”coupled with GPS navigationâ€”offer imagery, functions, and overall performance unparalleled in fishing history. Our list (presented in alphabetical order) includes a variety of choices in sonar at different price points, so you can match our picks to your style of fishing, without breaking your budget. To spice things up, we included a few chartplotting options, along with a fine camera combo. Fish finders, sonar, are a must have for ever angler.