Using a Handheld GPS

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About 8 years ago I went fishing with a buddy in Shenandoah National Park, on a stream that didn’t have a trail along its banks for several miles. It was April, the fishing was superb, and I was having a … Read More

GIS Workstation Software

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Great new, open-source GIS tools have emerged in recent years.  These allow you to take advantage of the extensive, free data sources you can find online, which are typically available only in “professional” formats and require a GIS workstation to … Read More

GIS Workstation Software (2)

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Great new, open-source GIS tools have emerged in recent years.  These allow you to set up the “ultimate” trout-finding workstation, as well as take advantage of extensive, free data sources.  What makes these platforms so powerful?  Probably the biggest single … Read More

Mapping Tools

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For the fly fisherman interested in wild trout streams, online mapping tools eliminate much of the guesswork involved in exploring a new stream.  Instead of mucking about on the ground, getting frustrated and lost, you can do the initial leg-work … Read More