Humminbird Launches CoastMaster Charts, Giving Saltwater Anglers the Ability to Better Target and Catch More Fish

RACINE, Wis., July 2, 2020 – Humminbird announces the release of the all-new CoastMaster chart, providing highly accurate chart coverage for all U.S. coastal waters. With complete coverage for all East, West and Gulf coast waters on a single card, CoastMaster delivers all saltwater captains the information and features they need to fish and navigate with confidence. 
 
The new CoastMaster chart arms anglers with the very latest information to identify key fish-holding areas by providing accurate spot soundings, depth contours, points of interest, and navigational aids to ensure safe navigation. Anglers will also be able to monitor fishing conditions with a predictive tides and currents tool that offers details about the speed and direction of currents and the direction and height of tides precisely for the vessel’s location. Additionally, multiple depth highlight ranges enable captains to clearly identify productive depth ranges or shallow hazard areas, and a water level offset feature allows for the adjustment of depth contours and shorelines to match current water levels.

“CoastMaster brings saltwater anglers the ability to quickly locate the most productive areas in any U.S. coastal waters and navigate there safely,” said Matt Cook, Humminbird brand manager. “It helps eliminate the guesswork and leads to more successful fishing trips.” 
 
Designed with ease-of-use in mind, anglers can easily adjust the CoastMaster chart to match their situational needs by selecting from the customizable view presets: Navigation view, Fishing view, and a user-defined preset. With a vast offering of fishing and navigational data, the intuitive preset views make it easy to display the most important information.

CoastMaster also features VX technology, with fast loading, panning and zooming of charts, ensuring the chart will keep up with an angler’s every move. VX technology also delivers five color palette options to suit any angler’s need.

For those interested in even more functionality from CoastMaster, anglers can leverage the power of the One-Boat Network by pairing a Humminbird chartplotter, CoastMaster chart and Minn Kota trolling motor. With this integrated system, anglers can control all features of a Minn Kota i-Pilot Link trolling motor from a Humminbird chartplotter, including the exclusive feature of Follow a Contour, which provides the ability set the Minn Kota i-Pilot Link trolling motor to follow a specific depth contour on the CoastMaster chart.
 
The new Humminbird CoastMaster is compatible with Humminbird HELIX G3/G3N and all SOLIX chartplotter models. These digital charts will be available in July 2020 and will retail for $149.99. For more information call Humminbird at 800-633-1468 or visit www.Humminbird.com/Coastmaster.

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1 Response

  1. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    This surprised me because I’ve been testing a Solix 10 recently and already thought that the built-in coastal (Maine) charts are pretty darn good. It’s also a very bright and ruggedly built MFD with amazing sonar features plus AIS display, NMEA 2000 engine data, and lots more to like. Among other things, Humminbird has gotten serious about saltwater.

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