collapse

Author Topic: Land ownership maps  (Read 2220 times)

Offline Debark

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2016
  • Posts: 25
  • Location: Auburn, Wa
Land ownership maps
« on: June 18, 2017, 02:44:04 PM »
Hello everyone, I am used to hunting the same area with no luck. I am trying to open my options and fine new areas to hunt this year and take it more seriously. Does anyone know of good statewide land ownership maps for free? I am trying to decipher where I can and cant hunt. Thank you!

Offline 92xj

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2009
  • Posts: 2490
  • Location: Out of Place
  • Kill 'em
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2017, 02:48:00 PM »
Plenty in here to take up hours of your time researching and reading.
http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,125534.0.html
"If you have to be crazy to hunt ducks, I do not wish to be sane."

Offline bobcat

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 34511
  • Location: Rochester
    • robert68

Offline fishsticks

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2017
  • Posts: 42
  • Location: Vancouver, WA
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2017, 04:32:37 PM »
Certainly not free, but onXmaps is well worth the cost.  Recently they've gone more digital and I believe the subscription can be used on your phone, computer and gps.  I have the Wyoming chip for my gps and it was/is more than worth it.

Offline vandeman17

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 8145
  • Location: East Wenatchee
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2017, 04:34:46 PM »
Hate to thread jack so let's call this a piggy back... :chuckle: but where do you guys buy a good topo map that also has the most accurate road depiction?
" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

Offline 92xj

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2009
  • Posts: 2490
  • Location: Out of Place
  • Kill 'em
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2017, 04:45:16 PM »
Mytopo.com build your own map...
"If you have to be crazy to hunt ducks, I do not wish to be sane."

Offline vandeman17

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 8145
  • Location: East Wenatchee
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2017, 05:07:10 PM »
Mytopo.com build your own map...

Sold!
" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

Online pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Legend
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 26644
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2017, 06:18:10 AM »
I have the OnXmaps for my desktop and it uploads to the handheld GPS. It is killer for landowner info.  :tup:
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Offline Debark

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2016
  • Posts: 25
  • Location: Auburn, Wa
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2017, 09:04:00 AM »
Thank you everyone! I figured out a few areas to go try scouting!  :IBCOOL:

Offline hal

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2015
  • Posts: 21
  • Location: cle elum
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2017, 08:33:35 AM »
garmin make a gps the has downloadable software and shows all the landowners and the property boundaries. We have used one for a couple of years. They are great.

Offline RadioSquatch713

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2017
  • Posts: 6
  • Location: Tenino
  • Groups: WaGuns
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2017, 03:40:46 PM »
Certainly not free, but onXmaps is well worth the cost.  Recently they've gone more digital and I believe the subscription can be used on your phone, computer and gps.  I have the Wyoming chip for my gps and it was/is more than worth it.

Im on the 7 day trial its pretty kickass. I have it on my phone.

Offline dis_pat_

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Jun 2013
  • Posts: 238
  • Location: Renton, WA
  • Groups: NRA Life, RMEF
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2017, 02:52:36 PM »
The state public land commission has a public land map they'll send for free (or at least they used a few years ago).  It shows at a resolution of about 1 square mile so you can usually make out things like the school land grant sections.  The problem is that locals (lessee's of said land or neighbors) make it hard to find access points.

When you vote for the State Land Commissioner what you should be looking for in the candidates is the one most favorable to public access.  I don't believe the current officeholder is particularly pro-active, for example doesn't have a website with access points for each and every block of land.

Offline GurrCentral

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 362
  • Groups: GurrCentral
Re: Land ownership maps
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2017, 03:06:10 PM »
OnX

 

* Recent Topics

WTB 7x57 by HighlandLofts
[Today at 03:25:30 PM]


What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System by 92xj
[Today at 03:24:56 PM]


Cow tags remain-Colockum by bobcat
[Today at 03:21:49 PM]


A few thoughts on mountain goat permits by jackelope
[Today at 03:18:38 PM]


WTS savage model 10 by ThurstonCokid
[Today at 03:13:34 PM]


exposed to elements by bobcat
[Today at 03:05:50 PM]


WTS Glock 20 Gen3 by tgray
[Today at 03:01:57 PM]


Hunting regs/ draw dates by CarbonHunter
[Today at 02:40:51 PM]


ladder test results, advice needed by Fl0und3rz
[Today at 02:08:01 PM]


Multi-season points question by usmc74
[Today at 02:04:35 PM]


Help me with 1st bow by CamanoArcher4-2016
[Today at 02:04:16 PM]


Turkey video #1 by CaNINE
[Today at 01:55:55 PM]


For Sale- 35 Whelen by luteai
[Today at 01:31:35 PM]


Machias' 2018 Idaho Bear Season by idaho guy
[Today at 01:24:55 PM]


Anyone prepare deer rawhide? by jamesfromseattle
[Today at 01:21:51 PM]


A true dream (Hunt) season 2017 by Salmonstalker
[Today at 01:12:10 PM]


New Mexico draw by SteelheadTed
[Today at 01:05:43 PM]


I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help? by epq21
[Today at 12:58:40 PM]


WTT/WTS: Framed Stephen Lyman Print - Reduced by zugbug
[Today at 12:46:12 PM]


CZ 712 G2 12 GA Semi-auto shotgun (tungsten metal) - brand new - $500 by nicz
[Today at 12:45:12 PM]