Originally Posted by SDfisher
Looking at getting a helix unit for ice fishing, does anyone have the 5? Is the screen big enough for ice fishing? This unit will not be out on the boat, strictly ice fishing in a flip over shack.
The biggest thing about ice fishing vs open water fishing is the fact you're stationary. So for me that means I don't need to split the screen for GPS or SI/DI . A 5" screen dedicated completely to sonar will be plenty big enough.
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