Old Town Predator XL Arrival and Humminbird 899ci Installation

I had planned on waiting until Spring in Michigan to order my new Old Town Predator XL kayak but I went ahead and ordered it because I wanted it to be ready for open water, whenever that might occur. Thanks to the great folks over at ACK.com, I ordered the Predator on a Saturday night and it was at my door on Friday afternoon; all with free shipping!  The purpose of this new boat is multifaceted in that one day I want to head out on Saginaw Bay to fish for perch, the next, trolling for walleye, then maybe head to local impoundments for bass or crappie.  So the next piece of the puzzle would be to find a sonar/gps unit to find the areas and to find the fish.  Since Johnson Outdoors is the parent company of both Old Town and Humminbird, it was suggested that I go with a Humminbird unit. Continue reading “Old Town Predator XL Arrival and Humminbird 899ci Installation”