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Humminbird Helix Fish Finder

Review Last Updated: June 2024
Nancy Perry
Product Review by Nancy Perry


Today we'll be reviewing the Humminbird Helix Fish Finder.

Our reviews are based on in-depth research and product analysis. Let's dive in!


  • Good price
  • Multiple features
  • SwitchFire features let you control your display and set it according to your personal preferences
  • Dual Beam technology lets you control the amount of detail in the image and allows you to combine two images into one
  • Integrated GPS Navigation


  • Some defective models
  • Requires SD card to save locations

Humminbird Helix Fish Finder Product Review

The Humminbird Helix comes in several different models, but it’s clear that each is aimed towards kayak fishermen.

This compact fish finder is loaded with so many features that you might be overwhelmed by them. It also comes in at a slightly lower price point for those looking for a value buy.

The Humminbird Helix uses 2D sonar to give you one of the clearest pictures in the world of fish finders. It also has side imaging and down imaging, which are two unique viewpoints that give you a leg up on competition–and the fish. The amount of detail that the Humminbird Helix provides has been called “unprecedented.”

The Helix is an excellent option for kayak fishermen because of its compact size and range of features that make it a very versatile machine. The 5-inch display is perfect for the kayak, and you can easily take it with, store it, mount it, and use it.

If you are a kayak user who likes adventure, this might be an even better option for you due to the variety of environments that the Helix can thrive in and provide imaging for. CHIRP (Compressed High-Intensity Radar Pulse) technology is on full display in the Helix, matching the technological capabilities of almost any other fish finder.

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