A good map will get you there — and back

October 2, 2021 // 0 Comments

JD from the radio station sent me a message the other day asking me where I get my maps. I used to just buy the USGS maps at the nearest sporting goods store. Over the years, [...]

Maps make a hunt a hunt

September 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

There’s a whole lot more to hunting than taking aim and pulling the trigger. There’s all the stuff you see while you’re out in the wilds. You’re away from [...]

Get your map the way you want it

August 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

I am a certified map junkie. I do use a GPS when I hunt, but I still prefer the good, old-fashioned map and compass method. For one thing, a GPS is no good for planning your [...]

Custom maps are my latest obsession

August 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

My wife was making fun of me the other day, and she said I have so many maps, I need a map for my map collection. She got a good laugh out of it, but I thought it was a [...]

Starting to feel a touch of map fever again

May 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s well into May now, and I’m starting to get that old, familiar feeling. I’ve been cooped up in the house and the office far too long, and the topographic maps are [...]

Map program changes the orienteering game

June 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Just when I thought the folks at MyTopo couldn’t do any more to win me over, they did just that. These are the people who won my heart years ago when they took all the USGS [...]
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