I’m really enjoying kayak fishing and after considering a bunch of non-permanent, portable finders like the FishHunter or Deeper I decided to pick up a Lowrance Mark-4 CHIRP fishfinder/chart plotter on clearance.  There are a lot of expensive options for mounting the thing however I wanted to minimize the holes drilled into my precious boat while maximizing the… Read More


The previous iteration of lilmikey.com lasted a decade!  The first post there was 3/25/2006.  I’ve owned the domain itself for over 15 years now. Sometimes you just have to hit the reset button. lilmikey.com is my (Mike Randle’s) blog page.  It will soon be full of techy insights, dumb projects, and assorted other detritus.  You… Read More