Fish Deeper App

Should I use FishDeeper app or Deeper Smart Sonar app?

Both FishDeeper app and Deeper Smart Sonar are fully compatible with any Deeper sonar device. We advise to use the FishDeeper app, as it contains many improvements of connectivity and usability, and will perform much better with the Deeper. FishDeeper and Deeper Smart Sonar apps can be installed at the same time one the single smartphone, and can be used interchangeably. All the data will be synced between the apps - you just need to go to the History section of the app that you have used, and ...

How do I access bathymetric maps recorded using Deeper?

Bathymetric maps can be recorded only when you use Boat or On-shore GPS mode of the sonar. Recordings made in these sonar modes will contain both sonar and bathymetric data. You can view the maps at any time while being on the lake, at home, or even from your home PC. Viewing maps using the Deeper app History: Simply head to History and click on the file entry that is related to the lake you've scanned. You will see the bathymetric map on the left side of the screen, and sonar data on the rig...

Locating fish and determining their size using the Deeper PRO / PRO+ / CHIRP models.

Ah the moment, there are 2 ways you can detect fish and determine their size using the Deeper Sonar PRO / PRO+ / CHIRP models: Fish Icons or Detailed sonar screen mode (Fish icons OFF). Using Fish Icons method Fish Icons option is considered to be the easiest way to locate fishes, and something that can be used if you don't have experience in reading the sonar screen. When Fish Icons are enabled, special algorithms will analyze the sonar screen and mark ultrasound reflections from fish with f...

Do Deeper smart sonars work with any operating systems other than iOS and Android?

Not yet. Currently, Deeper smart sonars can only be used with iOS and Android devices. Our tech team is constantly working to update the software and systems we use, and monitoring the development of other platforms. If it becomes viable to launch Deeper on other platforms, we will definitely announce that on our social media channels. Fish Deeper app is compatible with iOS 12.0 and later as well as Android 5.0 and later versions. Windows devices and Amazon Kindle tablets are not compatible w...

How to sync new scans?

Any new maps or scans you make will be synced with our cloud server automatically, but this may not happen straight away. If the session has a cloud icon with a tick, then it is already synced. If it only has an outline of a cloud, it has not been synced yet. (see screenshot below) To immediately upload any unsynced sessions, just hit the icon on the top right of the screen when you’re in history mode (a cloud with an up arrow). Please ensure that your phone is connected to a stable internet...

Will I be able to see my sonar data on different devices?

Yes! You can view your scans, maps, saved locations and notes through the Deeper app on any Android or iOS phone or tablet. If you are a registered user and your data is synced (https://support.deeper.eu/580998-What-are-my-data-saving-options-Synced-vs-Remote-Data), you will be able to see all your maps and sonar data on any device that has the FishDeeper application. Synced data will be available on Lakebook as well.

Points of Interest (Places and Catches)

FishDeeper application allows you to mark points of interest directly on the bathymeric map. There are two types of points of interest that you can save: Places and Catches. Places are your points of interest that represent fishing spots, docks, camping or any other places of interest. You can also calculate distance from your location to the saved Place, as well as see the exact coordinates of the Place. Catches are spots where you've caught a fish. App will also display exact coordinates of...

Weather

Weather function allows you to access a precise weather information for any location in the world. Weather forecast is divided into one hour segments, and you can view a weather forecast of up to 5 days. The weather forecast information is updated every 2 hours. To see the weather information for your current location, you must enable GPS and Location services on your smartphone. Fish Deeper app must be given location permission – otherwise Weather function will not work. You can search for ...

What are my data saving options? (Synced vs Remote Data)

With your data synced, you now have more flexibility as to how you store it. You have 2 main options for how to keep your data – Synced (which means it is saved on both your phone and our cloud server) and Remote (which means it is only saved on our cloud server). Synced data can be accessed on your phone and on any other iOS or Android device using the Fish Deeper App. Maps and scans can also be viewed on the Lakebook web portal (currently notes and saved locations (dropped pins) are not vis...

How to synchronize my Deeper data?

Deeper app will automatically synchronize your data with Lakebook, as long as your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network with internet connection. This process is not instant, and it may take up to 24 hours before your scans will be synchronized. If you wish to immediately immediately synchronize your scans, go to FishDeeper app, open History and click the cloud icon on the top right corner: This will start the synchronization process.

Why does my display keep scrolling even when my Deeper device is floating in the same position?

On the Fish Deeper App and many other sonar displays the data on screen is shown scrolling from right to left. The far right of the display shows the most recent results, the oldest are on the left. You should remember that your screen will keep scrolling even if your sonar isn’t moving, because the unit is constantly sending and receiving sound pulses. Understanding how this scrolling display works is really important for making sense of the sonar data you receive. You can learn more about how...

What are Offline Maps and how can I use them?

Offline maps are maps available for download for free through the Deeper app, as long as you are logged in with your account. You can download a huge range of offline maps for the different locations you fish. We recommend doing this before you set off on your trip using your home internet connection as it will be faster. To download offline maps, go to Settings, choose Offline maps from the menu and download the maps for your desired location. Afterwards, whenever you use the bathymetric map...

Are there any limitations on the amount of History data I can save or sync?

Fish Deeper application has no restrictions on the size of your history files, and there are no limitations on the amount of data you can sync or upload to Lakebook. There are also no limits on how many files you can save in Lakebook, but there may be limitations of amount of files saved in your phones internal memory. It depends on the amount of internal memory (ROM) that your phone has.

What screen color modes are available on the Deeper App, and how to use them? (Deeper PRO / PRO+ / CHIRP)

FishDeeper app features three different color modes: Classic, Day and Night. So you’ll always be able to easily see the sonar readings on your phone screen in any lightning conditions. When using PRO / PRO+ / CHIRP sonars, the brightest color on the screen will always represent a strong ultrasound reflection from an object, meaning that the brighter the color is - the harder the object was. The bottom will always have the brightest color, since it reflects ultrasound in the strongest manner. It...

My FishDeeper App shows that the Deeper sonar is charged to 99%, but doesn't go to 100%

Don't worry if your app doesn't show the Deeper charging to 100%, no matter how long you charge it. If the light indicator on the Deeper turns green, it means that it's fully charged.

My Deeper PRO / PRO+ shows low resolution (pixelated) image when scanning shallow depths.

When scanning very shallow depths (1-3 meters / 3.2 ft - 9.8 ft) using Deeper PRO and PRO+, you may see lower resolution graphics compared to what you usually see if scanning deeper waters. This is normal at shallow depths, and related to how sonars operate and display shallow depth data. Sonar beams penetrate the bottom and also partially show what is beneath it. So, when you scan shallow depths, a bigger part of the screen can be taken by the bottom and what's beneath it. This can prevent you...