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6 Smartphone Apps for the Outdoor Sportsman

Submitted by on October 18, 2013 – 7:51 amNo Comment

You already know where to fish, when to hunt, and how often to enjoy the outdoors (every weekend, of course), but to make the most of your experience in the great outdoors, we’ve compiled a list of some great apps for your next outdoor sporting adventure.  Try something new, experience a different location, or reach new heights. Who knows where your next adventure will take you.

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  1. Whatknot: We’re all boy scouts and girl scouts at heart, and knowing how to tie a knot can certainly come in handy. What Knot to Do—in the great outdoors—is your pocket guide to 70 must know knots in six different categories. With this app you’ll always have just the right knot at the ready with clear how-to instructions.
  2. Where To Shoot: Searching for shooting ranges near you? If you love to shoot—or want to start—the Where To Shoot app provides the web’s most comprehensive directory of shooting ranges.
  3. F & S Reader: If you want the best fishing, shooting, hunting, and survival guide information, then look no further than this app. All of Field & Stream’s award winning online content is available right at your fingertips for your outdoor sport of choice.
  4. Survival Guide: Survival skills are techniques you can use in all kinds of outdoor situations. Always be prepared with this Survival Guide app handy. Being prepared is always necessary in the outdoors.
  5. EasyMeasure: This generic measuring tool is both simple and accurate. Simply aim your phone to any surrounding object and it will display the distance towards that object. The EasyMeasure app is perfect for measuring distance while hunting.
  6. Orvis Fly Fishing: Get hook’d with this great fishing app. The Orvis Fly Fishing app provides everything you want to know about fly fishing. It even includes a guide with animated knots, fly casts, common casting mistakes, a guide to common fly patterns, and more.  You’ll be a fly fishing expert in no time.

No matter where your next outdoor sporting adventure takes you, don’t forget to protect your mobile device with Pelican, and check out our Protector series case for iPhone 5S, as well as iPhone 5.

What are some essential apps for you outdoor activity of choice?




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