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Capt. Paul’s fishing edge for Pearl River WMA

Turkey hunters: Waypoints aren’t just for fishing
April 08 at 9:00am
Big Lake is famous for trophy speckled trout, but is also home to big bull reds like this one.

Waypoints for Big Lake

March 08 at 9:00pm
Brian Young with a Biloxi Marsh redfish.

GPS waypoints for the Biloxi Marsh

February 06 at 6:00pm

Spotlight on Myrtle Grove

January 08 at 9:00am
A handheld GPS is not only typically waterproof, but is accurate to within about 10 feet.

GPS unit trumps smart phone in the outdoors

December 08, 2017 at 9:00am
On this topographic map, a benchmark is indicated with a small triangle just northeast of the hilltop.

Locating benchmarks

Geocaching makes for great GPS practice
November 07, 2017 at 3:51pm
On the left, a Garmin touch handheld. On the right, a Garmin handheld rocker.

Pros and cons: Touch screen GPS controls

October 05, 2017 at 6:20pm
GPS Babel can convert one type of GPS format to another.

Lowrance or Garmin Edge data for GPS units

September 08, 2017 at 9:00am
This GPS unit is showing where the changes should be made.

LORAN TD’s W-X-Y to Lat Long (NAD 83)

August 07, 2017 at 7:00pm

The Circle Rigs

Out of Belle Pass and South Pass
June 08, 2017 at 9:00am
Harmonic tide monitoring stations like these are the latest and greatest tide readers.

Tides in Louisiana

New technology offers better-than-ever data
May 08, 2017 at 9:00am
The author’s primitive Lutcher camp site.

Info on the old Lutcher Moore GMA

Public area is now Clear Creek WMA
April 08, 2017 at 9:00am
Keep the accompanying list of GPS-related items handy for future reference.

Defining common GPS terms

Words and acronyms all boaters should know
March 07, 2017 at 4:10pm