Are you ready to catch for fish this year? If so, let us recommend a good fish finder to take out on the lake, river or other body of water with you. The great thing about fish finders is that you can find one to fit any budget, from fish finders under $200 to fish finder under $500 and under $1000. No matter how much you can spend on a good fishfinder for your boat, canoe or kayak, you are certain to find something that is affordable and meets your needs. To help you compare the current models that are available, we went through all of the best selling fish finders on the market to come up with a list of our favorites right now. Based on our fishing experience and opinion, we recommend any of the 10 models below for your fishing needs.

Top 10 Best Fish Finders 2016 - 2016

FISHFINDEROUR RATING
Humminbird 409800-1 Helix 7 DI Fishfinder with Down Imaging Sonar
Humminbird 409800-1 Helix 7 DI Fishfinder with Down Imaging Sonar
(9.7 / 10)
Garmin Echo 551dv Worldwide with Transducer
Garmin Echo 551dv Worldwide with Transducer
(9.2 / 10)
Garmin 010-01551-00 Striker 4DV
Garmin 010-01551-00 Striker 4DV
(9.4 / 10)
Humminbird 409850-1 Helix 7 SI GPS/Fishfinder with Side Imaging Sonar
Humminbird 409850-1 Helix 7 SI GPS/Fishfinder with Side Imaging Sonar
(9.2 / 10)
Lowrance 000-11448-001 Elite-3X Fishfinder with 83/200 Transducer
Lowrance 000-11448-001 Elite-3X Fishfinder with 83/200 Transducer
(8.4 / 10)
Humminbird 409620-1 HELIX 5 DI Fish Finder with Down-Imaging and GPS
Humminbird 409620-1 HELIX 5 DI Fish Finder with Down-Imaging and GPS
(8.6 / 10)
Garmin 010-01550-00 Striker 4
Garmin 010-01550-00 Striker 4
(8.6 / 10)
Humminbird 409830-1 Helix 7 DI GPS/Fishfinder with Down Imaging Sonar
Humminbird 409830-1 Helix 7 DI GPS/Fishfinder with Down Imaging Sonar
(9 / 10)
Humminbird 409600-1 HELIX 5 DI Fish Finder with Down Imaging
Humminbird 409600-1 HELIX 5 DI Fish Finder with Down Imaging
(8.9 / 10)
Garmin echo 100 Fishfinder
Garmin echo 100 Fishfinder
(9 / 10)
our rating is based on performance and value

 

As you can see, we have stuck with the top brands for our favorite models of fishfinders – Garmin, Lowrance and Humminbird. In our opinion, you simply cannot go wrong with a device from these brands as they are known for making some of the highest quality marine electronics on the market. And, we think that the models listed up above are the best fish fish finders for the price this year.

How To Use Your Fishfinder

If you are new to this type of marine device, then we suggest that you watch the short video below from our friends over at Boats.com. It gives you the basics, well more of an overview really, of how to use one of these to catch more fish. Good luck out there!