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  • Is the helix 7 good for ice fishing?

  • You are now officially in the manufacturer’s default ice fishing mode. The Helix 7 is certainly usable for ice fishing with the defaults but you’ll get way more utility by tailoring the settings to the lake you fish.

  • What to do when Humminbird helix is in ice fishing mode?

  • After your Humminbird Helix is in ice fishing mode, you’ll want to make a few adjustments. Most of these can be made at home, you will want to fine-tune once your out on the ice. For this, hit your View button until you just have your “flasher mode” all these settings will carry over to your other views. Hit Menu one time.

  • What kind of ice transducer do I need for helix?

  • XI 9 20 ice transducers are compatible with HELIX 5, 7, 9 and 10 models without CHIRP sonar capabilities when fishing in Ice Mode. XI 9 1521 CHIRP ice transducer is the recommended ice transducer for any HELIX 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 model with CHIRP sonar (G2/G2N and newer) when fishing in Ice Mode.

  • What’s the cone angle on the ice helix 7?

  • Cone Angle: The Ice Helix 7 has three cone angle options. 15, 15-21 and 21 angles. The Humminbird default is the 15-21 cone angle which is a blend of frequencies that balance well in most situations. When you need more detail or you have a dead zone at the bottom, use the narrow cone angle.