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#6430441 - 08/29/16 09:27 PM Any decent iPhone GPS apps?
Arbor Guy Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/14/14
Posts: 113
Looking for an iPhone app that can replace my handheld GPS for saving waypoints and hiking trails when hunting. Any suggestions?

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#6430762 - 08/30/16 07:15 AM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
Charlie817 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/09/13
Posts: 169
Loc: NorthTarrant County
X-Hunt

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#6430938 - 08/30/16 08:42 AM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
Birdman7 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 80
I don't know if apple has it or not but I use HuntStand on my android. I like it because you can save hunting locations and sync it up so you can also view and edit on your computer.

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#6431137 - 08/30/16 10:21 AM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
bornforit Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 262
Loc: Longview, Tx
GPS Hunt. says trimble on it.

has all of the above plus some.

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#6431418 - 08/30/16 12:35 PM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
E.TX.JMart Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 11/18/14
Posts: 49
I like the Navionics Boating App. Very easy to record trails and set waypoints.

Dang thing is extremely accurate too

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#6432130 - 08/30/16 07:18 PM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
samsamthemex Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 698
Loc: NOTEX
Yep navionics app. Very accurate. Gets me to my spot even in my 3 am walk to my spot in the fog.
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#6432320 - 08/30/16 09:03 PM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
Arbor Guy Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/14/14
Posts: 113
Great suggestions guys. I'll definitely look into those.

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#6432448 - 08/30/16 10:21 PM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
pervis Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 556
I've got a Garmin rhino 610 I could sell u. If u wanted a nice handheld unit. I have 2 of em

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#6432613 - 08/31/16 07:22 AM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
ZachW Online   content
Woodsman

Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 181
Loc: Texas, TX
Anyone tried Gaia GPS? https://www.gaiagps.com/

It costs a little $, but it's supposed to be awesome.

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#6433028 - 08/31/16 11:51 AM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: Arbor Guy]
Littledog Offline
Tracker

Registered: 04/18/07
Posts: 536
Loc: Williamson Co.
General comment -
These things are awesome and have saved my butt more than once.
Had a "on the X" spot located for a duck hunt. Had scouted it in the daytime and thought getting in (up the creek, through the flooded willows, around the stumps, etc.) wouldn't be a problem.
WRONG- pitch black with dense fog and I got as lost as a (you fill in). Spot light only makes it worse. Got 100yds off the ramp and couldn't even get back.
Phone app to the rescue. I have used GPS Hunt.

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#6433360 - 08/31/16 03:53 PM Re: Any decent iPhone GPS apps? [Re: ZachW]
Miami Rice Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/31/16
Posts: 1
I've used GAIA several times, namely when backpacking in Utah and not wanting to carry paper maps.

One of my favorite features is the ability to save huge parts of the map for offline tracking, given the GPS's ability to locate. Money well spent.


Edited by Miami Rice (08/31/16 03:53 PM)

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