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Wisconsin Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Guide- Pocket Ranger®

By ParksByNature Network

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The Official Wisconsin Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Pocket Ranger® Guide was created in a collaborative effort between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and ParksByNature Network™.

Gain access to useful information in the palm of your hand. This innovative outdoor guide, powered by Pocket Ranger® technology, brings the wilderness to your fingertips and helps you plan the perfect adventure in the great outdoors. You will be able to locate Wisconsin's fishing and wilderness sites and gain immediate access to on-the-spot species profiles, rules and regulations, and important permits and licensing details.

Advanced GPS technology enhances any trek through the woods, allowing you to record trails and use waypoints and photo waypoints to mark traps and keep track of wildlife sightings. With the app’s “Nearest Me” feature, uncover which wildlife resource management areas or public fishing areas are closest to you, so you can embark on your adventure right away. With the Wisconsin Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Pocket Ranger® Guide in your pocket, you’ll be able to spend more time fishing and wildlife viewing and less time trying to recall details from memory.

Pocket Ranger® provides plenty of other standard features and advanced GPS technology to maximize any outdoor excursion:

•Places to fish and hunt
•Game and species profiles
•Rules and regulations
•License and permit information
•Safety communication tool
•Advanced GPS mapping features
•Cache map tiles for offline use
•Record tracks, distance and time
•Mark waypoints and photo waypoints
•Recall, post or share saved data
•Accuracy and distance indicator
•Friend Finder feature that allows users to keep track of friends and family along the way
•Built-in compass to help users navigate
•Real-time calendar of events
•News and advisories
•Potentially life-saving Alert feature that supplies users’ GPS coordinates to designated contacts in case of an emergency.

With essential fishing and wildlife viewing information at your fingertips, prepare to experience Wisconsin's backcountry like never before.

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•The enhanced features on the app are designed to function in areas with little to no mobile reception; however, some of the features require mobile data reception in order to function properly.

•Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's New in Version 6.5.0

Performance enhancements and bug fixes!


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Customer Reviews

Great app, exactly what I was looking for!

This app has good weekly reports and articles. I especially like to read the weekly outdoor report, which gives a general overview of the week's results from those who know way more about fishing and hunting than I do. I love the interactive map. I have the GPS set to only run while using the app otherwise it eats the battery. You can zoom in and out on the map, and follow rivers and see boat access spots. My favorite part is touching the boat access icon to see the GPS coordinates and more detailed information about the area. I'm terrible at getting in and out of our little fishing boat, so the fact that I can see if the ramp is paved or gravel, or if it's a carry-in only site or if it has a dock, and how many loading lanes, makes it perfect to find a place I'd consider launching from. It does not give a dollar amount of launch fees, but tells you if there is a fee or not. It also shows if there are restrooms or cleaning areas, etc. I am finding more places I can fish that I never knew about. I am sure hunters would enjoy the other features of the app that I do not use.

Surprisingly Nice

Full of information and easy to use. This app has surpassed my expectations. I specifically like the calculator that uses your location to tell you shooting hours. This is nice for when you are in an area that is close to different shooting times. It is also full of information on game and has a weather section. Despite a couple crashes (what app doesn't crash?) it works great.

Good for what I need.

I use the app to find out the dates on Hunting season's and also to check up on the rules. It does crash every now and then but I restart it and then it works. But other than that the dates that I need are right there on hand also the time that I have to be out of the woods is right there at my fingertips whenever and wherever I am with my phone.

Wisconsin Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Guide- Pocket Ranger®
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Navigation
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  • Version: 6.5.0
  • Size: 164 MB
  • Languages: English, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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