1. HuntWise

Powerful weather, maps, and community

Yes, this is our software platform.  Nonetheless, we believe strongly that the first app that should be on this list is HuntWise.  The app is powered by HuntCast, the most advanced prediction and best times forecast that is available in the app stores. 

Other features include: 

- A pro-hunting social network that allows users to share success photos and hunting strategies. 

- Hunting maps with a tracking feature that allows you navigate to hunting spots and see your location on the map in real time.  This is helpful in low-light conditions or when scouting/hunting unfamiliar property.

UPDATE: We now offer a Pro Subscription that displays public/private property lines with land owner names for every state.  This is a must for hunters that are looking for new hunting opportunities. 

You can check out the many features on the site but keep in mind, we built it after reviewing everything that is currently available in order to give you a better product and to do it for free. Enjoy!

Available for iOS and Android

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2. Ballistic Advanced Edition

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Powered by the world famous JBM ballistics engine, the Ballistic app is a highly-accurate ballistic calculator and range companion.  The app can calculate for atmospheric conditions, Coriolis effect, gyroscopic spin and more. Paid - $19.99 For Android devices, try Applied Ballistics




 

 



3. Where to Shoot

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Search for shooting ranges near you, view video shooting tips and find other resources for shooters. Managed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Where to Shoot is the web's most comprehensive directory of shooting ranges in the U.S. and Canada. If you travel a lot or enjoy finding new locations to practice, then you'll enjoy this app. Available for iOS and Android - Free




 

 



4. UNO Archery App

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The Uno Archery App makes sighting in your bow a piece of cake.  To use the app, simply sight-in your bow at one distance and provide the app with: measured arrow speed; vane type; and peep measurements. The UNO Archery App immediately displays the custom sight marks for your setup. Available for iOS and Android. Paid - $9.99




 

 



5. Active Hunt & Fish

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The Active Hunt and Fish app provides a convenient way to purchase and download your hunting and fishing licenses on your mobile device.  No reception, no problem! All of the information is saved to your phone and can be accessed anytime, even if you're in a remote location. This app does have it's limitations.  It currently only supports six states, so be sure to check if your state is represented before downloading.  Available for iOS and Android - Free

Note: If your state is not listed, try the Pursuit App




 

 



6. RadarScope

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Fact. Search weather app in the app store and you will be bombarded with choices. When it comes down to it, weather forecasts can be useful when planning ahead, but when you are in the field, you need to have up-to-date information about what is happening at that current time.  It's even more important if you are in the mountains were conditions can rapidly change.  

RadarScope is a next level radar app that offers NEXRAD Level 3 and Super-Resolution radar data and predicted storm tracks issued by the US National Weather Service.  This is true native radar delivered in high level detail.  It's completely worth the $9.99 pricetag and you will be thankful you made the purchase after you sidestep your first downpour. Available for iOS and Android

If you are looking for a more affordable option, try Weather Underground.  It doesn't provide as much detail, but it's free.



 

 



7. SAS Survival Guide

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Based on the award winning book written by John “Lofty” Wiseman, this app puts the elite techniques of Britain’s Special Forces onto your phone. Be prepared and have the answers when you need them. This is the lite version, which has great features, but the paid version is well worth the cost.

Free features: Survival information like building fires, finding water, star navigation, and a survival checklist for trip preparation.

Paid features: Full SAS Handbook, photo gallery of edible, medicinal, and poisonous plants, morse code signaling device, sun compass and more. 

Both are available for iOS and Android 




 

 



8. inteliSCOPE

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inteliSCOPE turns your mobile device into a an effective scope and sight with a 5x digital zoom.  It has received great reviews in both app stores which leads us to believe more and more people are viewing this app as a tool rather than a toy.  One of our favorite features is the ability to record video of our shots.  To mount your device on a rifle or bow, you will need the adapter. Take it a step further and turn this package into an extremely cost effective thermal device that makes it effortless to identify wildlife at night or in low light conditions. Available for iOS and Android




 

 



9. Maps 3D Pro

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Maps 3D Pro is a handy mapping tool that brings valleys, hill, footpaths and mountains to life.  Use this app when planning your scouting trips to understand elevation gain and loss.  Save maps and planned routes so that you can access the information without wifi. Available for iOS - $2.99



 

 



10. WHATKNOT 

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We are all boy scouts at heart.  What Knot to Do (in the Greater Outdoors) is your pocket guide to 70 must know knots in six simple categories. With this app you’ll always have just the right knot at the ready, with clear step-by-step tying instructions to meet any and every outdoor need.  Available for iOS only. Android users should try Knots Guide.




 

 



Add these apps to your phone and if you aren't already, start considering your mobile device as part of your hunting bag.  Hopefully this list of our top 10 hunting apps will help you in your outdoor pursuits.  Did we leave off your favorite hunting app?  Let us know about it in the comments below.





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