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wired2fish.com

"Vick Urges You to...
'Stay in Your Lane' "
By wired2fish.com writer Pete Robbins

"...Drive around famed Lake Fork and you'll be amazed by how much standing timber there is. Take a stroll across Toledo Bend's mid-lake Pendleton Bridge and the area around you looks as much like a place to affix a tree stand as it does for chasing bass. And big Sam Rayburn--well, it's sufficient to say that one of the lake's most fabled fishing areas is known as the Black Forest...Many of the trees have broken off just below the water's surface. That makes for some pretty hairy, dangerous boat rides..."
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McDonald's Big Bass Splash

McDonald's BIG BASS SPLASH Tournament Schedule:

The BOATLANES waypoints/trails are perfect for any Tournament Situation...In 2009 both the McDonald's BIG BASS SPLASH and the BASSMASTER Central Opens will stop at "BOATLANES" Lakes:

...Add Fishing Time to your Tournament fishing day by Saving Navigation Time!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tournament Schedule

 

 

 

wired2fish.com

WIRED2FISH.COM:

"...Lance Vick makes it easy..."

Listen to what WIRED2FISH.COM Radio had to say (1/06/09 interview) about the new BOATLANES Products...
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The Daily Sentinel

"...Fork Fishing Guide Aims to take Guess Work out of Navigation Boat Lanes"

"...The system is designed to help take the guesswork out of navigation safe travel routes on a number of East Texas Lakes. (Lance) chose to launch the project on his home lake, Lake Fork..."
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by Matt Williams
Outdoor Writer
The Daily Sentinel

 

 

 

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BoatLanes Resources

Lake Area Resources:

Lake Fork
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BoatLanes Retailers

BoatLanes Products On Sale Now at
All Lake Fork
Retail Locations :

Lake Fork Marina
175 CR 1558
Alba, Texas 75773
(903) 765-2764

Oak Ridge Marina
2921 W. Hwy 154
Quitman, TX 75783
(903) 878-2529

Lake Fork Pope's Landing
195 Private Road 5551
Alba, Texas 75410
(903) 765-2385

ALWAYS IN STOCK!

In addition to selling
The BOATLANES Lake Fork
Products, they offer Excellent
Customer service

With every sale!

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BoatLanes New

BoatLanes IS Compatible with New Lowrance HD Units!Download BoatLanes Installation Instructions for Lowrance HDS GPS Units.

Get More Details in BoatLanes FAQ Section.

CLICK HERE to Download Lowrance HD Owner's Manuals In PDF Format to Review All-New Menu Options For
Lowrance HD Units

 

 

 

 

 

ORDER YOUR
BOATLANES NOW:

Lake Fork
Lake Fork:
Lowrance MMC Card
Humminbird MMC
Instant Download
Installation Instructions
Lake Fork Resources

 

Lake Sam Rayburn
Sam Rayburn:
Lowrance MMC Card

Humminbird MMC Card
Instant Download
Installation Instructions
Rayburn Resources

 


Toledo Bend Reservoir
 Toledo Bend:
Lowrance MMC Card
Instant Download
Installation Instructions
T-Bend Resources

 

Lake Fork
Fork / SamRay /T-Bend
Combo Pkg.

Lowrance MMC Card
Instant Download
Installation Instructions
Lake Area Resources


Toledo Bend Reservoir
SamRayburn/T-Bend
Combo Pkg.

Lowrance MMC Card
Instant Download
Installation Instructions
Lake Area Resources

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BoatLanes Customer Support

BOATLANES Frequently Asked Questions:

-What is BOATLANES?
-What will the screen look like when I load the BOATLANES information into my GPS unit?
-Once I install the BOATLANES waypoints/trails is the information still available when I remove the BOATLANES Memory Card from my GPS card slot?
-I receive an error message, "SOFTWARE NOT COMPATIBLE" when I try to install the BOATLANES...What does this mean?
-Does it matter what size memory capacity the MMC/SD card has that I use for the Lowrance software update? -For the BOATLANES Downloads?

-What do the colored X's on my gps screen signify on the Sam Rayburn and T-Bend BOATLANES waypoints/trails files?
-What approximate area of the lake does BoatLanes Toledo Bend cover? -What about Boatlanes Sam Rayburn?
-Can I rely on BOATLANES waypoints / trails to navigate safely?
-Does a major storm -- Like a hurricane -- Affect the accuracy of these BOATLANES?
-Do water level changes affect the boat-running lanes in a lake?
-Will there be any more BOATLANES products for sale?

 

What is BOATLANES? BOATLANES is a memory card for use in Lowrance and/or Humminbird GPS units. It is as system of live waypoints and/or trails marking the actual boat-running lanes on the lakes for which it is created.
What will the screen look like when I load the BOATLANES information into my GPS unit? We have created a video demonstration to answer any question you may have regarding BOATLANES installation on your GPS unit. WATCH VIDEO
Once I install the BOATLANES waypoints/trails is the information still available when I remove the BOATLANES Memory Card from my GPS card slot?Once the BOATLANES information has been installed on your GPS unit you are free to remove the memory card and insert a Navioncs or Hotspots mapping chip to use in conjunction with BOATLANES. The BOATLANES information will remain in your GPS even after you take out the card and will appear "under" your maps.

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I receive an error message, "SOFTWARE NOT COMPATIBLE" when I try to install the BOATLANES...What does this mean? Most of the time when this error message is displayed it simply means that your GPS software needs to be updated. The Lowrance website offers detailed instructions on how to do this for the unit you have...CHECK FOR UPDATES
Does it matter what size memory capacity the MMC/SD card has that I use for the Lowrance software update?YES. Your Lowrance GPS Unit will not recognize a memory card larger than 1G. MUST BE 1G or LESS! NOTE: This does not apply to the new HDS units.
For the BOATLANES Downloads?The same is true when you download the BOATLANES files instantly...You MUST USE a storage card that is 1G or smaller or the Lowrance GPS unit will not recognize the information.

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What do the Colored X's on my gps screen signify on the Sam Rayburn and T-Bend BOATLANES waypoints/trails files? The Colored X's signify areas on Rayburn and Toledo Bend that should be navigated with extreme caution or, in some cases when water levels are low, not navigated at all. There are also some icons for tree lines and areas for idle-only. You can also Print a Copy of this information in more detail for the various BOATLANES lakes.

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What approximate area of the lake does BoatLanes Toledo Bend cover? The BoatLanes Toledo Bend will get you safely from the dam to the extreme upper river with all the marked and unmarked boat lanes in between. The lanes take you into every major creek arm with lots of lanes that are only known to the old time locals. There are approximately 400 to 500 miles of lanes on one GPS trail. Eighty percent of these trails were made when the lake was 8-10 foot low during the past two low water periods. The other 20% were made when the lake was 4 foot low because the remaining 20% could not be run with the lake 8-10 feet low. It's invaluable for this lake. BoatLanes is invaluable if you are a tournament fisherman with limited knowledge of the lake.

What about BoatLanes Sam Rayburn? The BoatLanes Sam Rayburn has trails from the Pavilion all the way up the three arms almost to the 87 and 103 highways with two passages thru the forests. These trail were made when the lake was between 5 and 7 foot low.

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Can I rely on BOATLANES waypoints / trails to navigate safely? Yes. We here at BOATLANES LLC have taken every precaution to provide customers with waypoints/trails that indicate the safest possible boat-running lanes on the lakes for which it has been created, it is the sole responsibility of the individual boat operator using the BOATLANES Products to watch for any hidden obstacles in, under, and around the water--Specifically in the direct path of any of the BOATLANES WAYPOINTS AND/OR BOATLANES GPS TRAILS. Do not rely on a GPS unit, BOATLANES waypoints and/or BOATLANES GPS trails to navigate in the dark, in fog, during times of reduced visibility or in bad weather. See BOATLANES Disclaimer and Warnings
Does a major storm -- Like a hurricane -- Affect the accuracy of these BOATLANES?No. The BOATLANES waypoints are based on the actual boat-running lanes relative to the bottom structure of the lake (actual lake structure) which does not change. A major storm may, however, increase the amount of debris that a boat operator would need to look out for.

Do water level changes affect the boat-running lanes in a lake?Yes. Water levels are important as some of the BOATLANES/GPS TRAILS on various lakes will not be accessible during periods of varying water levels. As a result, the specific trails affected by water levels are appropriately marked with detailed information on the BOATLANES install instructions included with your order. In some cases, however, the water levels fluctuate so frequently that there is no way to predict and mark those areas on some BOATLANES products. It is for this reason that we recommend always using visual navigation as your primary navigation and check the current lake levels before heading out for the lake.

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Will there be any more BOATLANES products for sale? Yes. It is our goal that BOATLANES products will be available for all of Texas' lakes, including coastal lakes in Texas, as soon as possible.

 

Please Remeber: Even when the water levels are at full pool on Lake Fork or any of the lakes you still need to run your boat with EXTREME CAUTION!

 

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