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==> Buy Online - Navionics Store - 2012 charts

Navionics HotMaps Explorer™

10,000+ Lake Maps on one DVD for all
activities on or near the lake

Navionics HotMaps Explorer
Navionics HotMaps Explorer
"A perfect gift for any fishing enthusiast."

Navionics HotMaps Explorer Fishing Map
Over 10,000 + Fishing Maps Included >>Click to enlarge

Navionics 3D Fishing Map
View Maps in Vivid 3D >>Click to enlarge

Navionics HotMaps Explorer - Google Earth Optional Free Extra Optional Google Earth Integration >>Click to enlarge

Navionics HotMaps Explorer Included Streets
Detail USA Streets Included >>Click to enlarge

Navionics HotMaps Explorer - Lake Cross Section Profile
Plot Lake Bottom Contours >>Click to enlarge

Memory Card Data
Transfer Support

Transfer routes and waypoints using external memory cards with the following plotters:

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Raymarine C and E series

Northstar Logo
Northstar 6000i and 6100i

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Humminbird Matrix, 700
and 900 series

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Lowrance Chart Plotters

Geonav Chart Plotters

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This product is discontinued.

Packed with more than 10,000 top-ranked U.S. fishing lakes, HotMaps Explorer, powered by Fugawi, is an unparalleled fresh water fishing, planning and exploration tool for PC with groundbreaking features.

With Navionics HotMaps Explorer, green water anglers can maximize their time on the water by unlocking a lake’s secrets prior to leaving for their trip.

  • Over 10,000 Fishing Maps of the USA for your PC!
  • Plan your entire lake adventure on your PC
  • Print maps from your home computer and go
  • View your favorite lake in vivid 3D
  • Search lake and place names
  • Full featured GPS planning software included
  • Transfer waypoints and routes to leading GPS and chartplotters, including: Lowrance, Humminbird, Garmin, Magellan, Raymarine and more.
  • BONUS: 1 Free High Definition Lake included via web download at no additional cost.
  • BONUS: Optional (and free) synchronization with Google Earth.
  • NEW: Now supports waypoint transfer with iNavX marine software for iPhone or iPad™
  • NEW: Google KMZ files for import/export of Waypoints, Routes and Tracks (and Photo Waypoints)

HotMaps Explorer is the ultimate fishing trip planner that allows boaters to plan, save, download and transfer waypoint and route information between a personal computer and leading GPS plotters.

As an added benefit, chartplotter compatibility with HotMaps Explorer is not required to take advantage of the powerful new tool – anglers can simply print paper maps complete with lake information, and go.

Derived from the best survey sources available today, these lakes are available in extremely accurate maps allowing boaters to explore bottom contours, structure, drop-offs, vegetation, boat ramps and marinas, to name a few, from the comfort of their home or office.

The lake maps are provided in a very intuitive PC application for viewing maps in 2D or 3D, printing, planning and more.

By studying structure, understanding transitions, exploring 3D views, marking and labeling key spots, and planning routes before going out, anglers of all ability levels can make the most of every fishing trip.

Navionics has geo-referenced all lake source data to provide the ultimate in positional precision, making its HotMaps line the most accurate charts on the market.

PC Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista or XP
  • DVD drive
  • 500 MB RAM
  • 1 Ghz processor or better
  • Minimum 1024 x 768 16-bit display
  • 10 GB free on HD
  • Mouse or other pointing device


Navionics HotMaps Explorer, powered by Fugawi is now available through Authorized Navionics and Fugawi retailers throughout the United States and Canada for US$19.99.

Other Navionics charts can be purchased on SD or CF card here (for use with compatible plotters or Fugawi Marine ENC software).


What is the price of Navionics HotMaps Explorer?
Navionics HotMaps Explorer has a list price of $19.99.

Can the included lakes be uploaded to a GPS receiver or chart plotter?
No. The included lakes are for use only with the included PC software. With Navionics HotMaps Explorer software one can use the included 10,000+ lake maps, or any of the optional High Definition lakes to plan a fishing trip on the PC, print paper copies of lake maps, view lakes in 3D, and create waypoints and routes for transfer to leading GPS or chart plotters. Only waypoints and routes may be transferred to and from a GPS receiver. For a list of supported GPS and chart plotter devices, click here.

Can I connect a GPS directly to my PC or laptop and view my position in "real-time" using Navionics HotMaps Explorer?
No. Navionics HotMaps Explorer is strictly for map viewing, printing and waypoint creation for upload to a GPS or chart plotter. In other words, Navionics HotMaps Explorer is a powerful planning tool for all on water activities.

Can the included lake maps be used in Fugawi Marine ENC for "real-time" navigation?
No. To use Navionics charts within Fugawi Marine ENC, you must purchase the charts on a
Navionics Plug-and-Play chip.

How do I receive my BONUS High Definition map?
Navionics HotMaps Explorer includes 10,000+ lake maps directly on the DVD. Also available are exclusive and optional High Definition versions of select lakes, which provide up to 1' bottom contour definition from Navionics' own on-the-water surveys. Navionics' meticulous on-the-water process and attention to detail ensures that every Navionics High Definition lake map is unmatched in accuracy and detail. With your purchase, you are entitled to one free High Definition lake. The lake is downloaded via the internet directly into the Navionics HotMaps Explorer software. Additional lakes are available for a fee. A complete list of available High Definition lakes is available here: www.fugawi.com/highdef

How can I transfer waypoints to my iPhone or iPad?
You can transfer waypoints from Navionics HotMaps Explorer to the iNavX App for iPhone or iPad if you subscribe to Fugawi X-Traverse. Click here to learn more..

Can I see the Navionics lake maps on my iPhone or iPad?
You can subscribe to optional Navionics charts for use in iNavX. Click here to learn more.

Compatible with Windows 7

NEW: Navionics HotMaps® on your iPhone or iPad!

Compatible with Navionics HotMaps Explorer

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List of Optional High Definition Lakes

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