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Mark your home by walking out your front door and using a GPS.

Use your GPS for marking an SOS location

November 08, 2016 at 9:00am
Don’t lose that favorite fishing hole by losing your data in a GPS crash.

Backup, backup, backup

Don’t lose valuable navigational data
October 07, 2016 at 9:00am

Ask Capt. Paul: How to get from Empire to the Empire Jetty

Waypoints to help you navigate
September 07, 2016 at 2:55pm
Finding the mouth of a pass in bad weather can be difficult if the datum you’re using sends you to a different position.

DATUM settings in your GPS can be critical

August 08, 2016 at 9:00am
The Halo was torpedoed south of Belle Pass by a German U boat during World War II.

The Halo Shipwreck

A German WWII casualty
July 08, 2016 at 9:00am
Turtle Bayou and Orange Grove are known for bass and other freshwater fishing.

Turtle Bayou and Orange Grove

Locations to popular fishing holes
June 08, 2016 at 9:00am
The Red River offers anglers with a variety of options, but do your homework because there are few service locations along the pools.

The Red River - This top bass fishery has a lot to offer anglers

GPS coordinates for the five locks and dams on the Red
May 05, 2016 at 10:24am
While GPS units are great, you should never rely solely on that technology when in the field.

Use your GPS while turkey hunting

Handheld units are better than smartphones
April 08, 2016 at 8:30am

Get the most out of your GPS

Use the electronic data transfer feature
March 07, 2016 at 6:00pm
You can transfer navigation routes from your iPhone to an HDS unit, if you know the steps.

From app to onboard GPS unit

Step-by-step instructions
February 08, 2016 at 9:00am

Grey Duck Lake is Bay Courant

Coordinates to Golden Meadow hotspot
January 08, 2016 at 9:00am
If you can, purchase all the accessories you might need when you buy a GPS unit — you might not be able to find cables and transfer programs down the road.

Get accessories for your GPS unit now

They might save you trouble with data transfer later...
December 07, 2015 at 4:58pm
There are many fish-rich targets off the southeast Louisiana coast.

Venice offshore platform fishing

Angler wants to show appreciation to uncle who taught him to fish
November 03, 2015 at 9:30pm