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Google Earth And GPS Based BLM Maps For Hunt Planning

  1. ADMIN

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    This is a thread for discussion of the article, Google Earth And GPS Based BLM Maps For Hunt Planning, By Len Backus. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.
     
  2. Moman

    Moman Well-Known Member

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    Len, nice informative article. I would like to get set up with a newer mapping GPS as well as the software. Do you have any experience with the below mentioned GPS? Will it be effective with this software? Thanks, Bryan

    GPSMAP 60 CSX
    https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=145&pID=310
     

  3. Len Backus

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    Moman, that unit has the Micro SD card capability so it is a fine candidate. I use the Garmin Oregon 300 which has a larger screen and touch screen technology. Costs more, though.
     
  4. Iowaboy

    Iowaboy Well-Known Member

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    Great article Len.

    I think I need the downloadable version so I can use the google earth overlay option. I have a Garmin Oregon 400t for a GPS. Will I still need any other software to use this on my computer and GPS?

    In the article it sounded like you had the Garmin Mapsource program also.

    A couple weeks ago in WY prarie dog shooting it would have been nice to have on my GPS so we could have know for sure where the property lines were!
     
  5. Len Backus

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    Yes, I use Garmin's free Mapsource program.

    I returned from a few days of scouting in the Big Horns yesterday.

    The Google Earth pre-scouting I did at home put me right onto the places I wanted to hike while out there.
     
  6. bkr

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    Len:

    Does the LRH software have instructions on how to overlay the BLM maps with Google? If not, are you aware of any anywhere else on the net?

    Got my Oregon, just need to figure out how to get maps into it now.
     
  7. Len Backus

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