SiriusXM Marine has recently launched their new service called Fish Mapping. The service is designed to help saltwater anglers from Beginner to Pro locate fish faster and more effectively.
In this podcast, Jay and Dan from Sirius XM Marine discuss some new features for the Sirius XM Fish Mapping service.
Fish Mapping Features
✔ Sea Surface Height Anomaly
✔ Sea Surface Temperature Contours
✔ Sea Surface Temperature Front Strength
✔ 30m Subsurface Sea Temperatures
✔ Plankton Concentration Contours
✔ Plankton Front Strength
✔ High-Res Coastal Sea Surface Temps to 24NM Limit
✔ Offshore Sea Surface Temperatures beyond 24NM Limit
So How Do They Do It
What Hardware Do I Need
Currently there service is only available via the Garmin GXM 54 satellite weather and radio receiver, compatible with many Garmin multifunction displays. Expected out soon will be Simard followed by the other manufactures in the future.
- Purchase and install compatible hardware – Currently only Garmin MFD’s that have a Garmin GXM 54 receiver will be able to get the service but Sirius XM Marine is offering a $100 rebate when you purchase a GXM 54 receiver!
- Garmin GXM 54 receiver – $100 rebate available!
- Download the latest software update for your Garmin MFD here
How Much Does It Cost
Adding the Fish Mapping package to your boat is easy and it includes all of our weather and fishing data! The cost is $99.99/month for the service.