Using the Charts

Why aren't there hot bite icons on the chart?
We use the Hot Bite icons on the chart for offshore species like tuna, dorado, marlin, etc. - species that move around a lot. If there aren't icons on...
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019 at 11:39 AM
How do I use route planning?
Click on the Route Planning icon Click the map once to activate, then single click on the map to add waypoints Double click your last waypoint to end the...
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 at 1:39 PM
What does Beta mean?
Beta means that we’re in the final stages of working out the bugs and hiccups with the map software. We’ve run extensive tests on our own, but we can’t catch...
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:13 PM
How do I log in to see the new maps?
Log in with your regular FishDope username and password. During this Beta phase you may need to log in to the maps more regularly than the main FishDope webs...
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:14 PM
Do the maps work on mobile devices?
Yes! We’ve designed the map software to work on most popular mobile devices (phones and tablets running iOS or Android) when viewed through a web browser su...
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:14 PM
Does the existing Android app still work?
Yes! The existing Android app still works, and it will continue to work until we release the new version.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:16 PM
When are the new apps coming out?
The app for Apple / iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) is now available in the App store - search for FishDope to download and install. The Android app is comi...
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019 at 1:28 PM
How do I report a bug?
If something doesn’t work right with the new maps, please let us know by posting in our forums. Please include as much information about the problem as you c...
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:17 PM
Are the old maps still available?
You will still be able to use the existing “legacy” map interface and Android apps while you explore the new look and functionality of the updated version, ...
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:18 PM
What happened to the Range and Bearing tool?
Our Range and Bearing Tool is now part of the Route Planning tool for this new version. Look for the Route icon on the left side of the map. Click the icon ...
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 at 3:18 PM