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Offline Tracker0721

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Re: Maps and Strategy
« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2019, 08:17:28 AM »
OnX is great. From my couch here in Washington I placed pins in Colorado where I thought elk might be after watching some “how to scout with onX” videos on YouTube. Went down there and found elk or fresh sign in most places I dropped pins. We tracked our long hikes, buddy lost his range finder and backtracked right too it, the overlays are awesome for figuring out where animals stay and move through. Ran into a group that were surveying a property line and the OnX was dead on while the farms fence was 50 yards into public. Not to mention my thousands of pins I have here that now are drawing me a map of where and when animals are using which areas. If my account gets hacked I’ll have to move for sure. Picture is the elk 20 yards from my pin I dropped for a good mid day bedding spot.

AND if anyone wants OnX for a year use the code Randy. Gives you like 40% off one time. I did it to get all 50 states.
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Re: Maps and Strategy
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2019, 08:52:40 AM »
Maps....people still use maps???    AWESOME

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Re: Maps and Strategy
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2019, 11:47:38 AM »
Maps....people still use maps???    AWESOME

My three maps go on every hunt. This past year I moved all my marks and overlays to onX on my phone. I never even took them out the last trip, but they still came along. Real Paper! If I could just learn to fold them.
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Re: Maps and Strategy
« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2019, 11:51:53 AM »
I use onx to find general areas and access, then do the more precise e scouting with Google earth (vastly superior IMO) then when I find stuff I like I drop pins on onx and go ground truth it.

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Re: Maps and Strategy
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2019, 08:01:17 PM »
I use ONX for just washington, Which is like 30 bucks a year. I remember cause I saw a charge on my card that confused me in August but then I remembered  :chuckle:

And I use it for all hunting in a few different areas of the state. It is the best.

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Re: Maps and Strategy
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2019, 03:26:48 PM »
I keep a paper gmu map and compass in my pack every time I go out as a backup to using OnX on my phone. I keep an extra battery pack so I theoretically have a few days worth of juice for my phone. But in case some sorta accident happens, either break my phone or I'm stuck for more than a few days.  I can revert to my paper map and compass to figure out where to go. Generally I scout topo maps and satellite maps hard of where I'm going to know what ridge is where, where's the mountains etc so I'll always have a bit of an idea of everything when I'm there.


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