Best GPS Units, Maps and Apps For Hunters

Best GPS Units, Maps and Apps For Hunters

From phones with a higher IQ than the average teenager, to turn-by-turn GPS units worth more than your rusty pickup truck, modern navigational technology can danged near help a blind man see.

As a hunter, you have a decision to make when you strap on your boots and step into the field: Stay old school and stick to your paper map and magnetic compass, or geek out with new-school gadgets. There are arguments in favor of both choices.


Some of us want to unplug and get lost out there — it's the unknown that's so attractive to us in a generation where Google has more answers than Grandpa. However, it's the same fast-paced modern lifestyle that limits our time with a bow or rifle in hand, making us want to squeeze every drop from the fruit of our outdoor opportunities.



Ready to hit the trail with some of today's top navigational tools? Before you head to your local sporting goods store or fill your online shopping cart, here are some GPS units, maps and apps that might be worth a gander:


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