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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
Game species hunted at the former Saline WMA and now Dewey Wills WMA are deer, squirrels, rabbits, raccoon, turkey and waterfowl.

Saline WMA is now Dewey Wills

More about this public deer mecca
February 01, 2017 at 7:00am