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We went out Sunday in the Gulf, and I used some numbers I had and converted them to Google Maps and tested on a boat without a GPS/Bottom Machine. We caught several nice Endangered Red Snapper while fishing for Flounder just using a Droid Cell Phone as a GPS. Just thought people would like to know how to do it we didn't go far but it worked in a pinch. The Google maps with satellite view turned on helped out in the fog early morning as well.
Anyway take your regular Numbers and put them in this site to convert them http://boulter.com/gps/ then click on Google maps under the image then look at the numbers it gives you put that into your cell phone Google navigation.
I have Verizon.
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I use my Droid Bionic for my GPS while hunting. I've had decent luck with the basic google maps for free. However, I love the Cabelas Recon Hunt app even though it is not free (or atleast wasn't free about 2 years ago), but it's handy for tracking in the woods, picture waypoints, etc. Can also load waypoints in from the website and the phone syncs to the online list. If make any waypoints in phone, they also sync back to server as well. Pretty handy. also allows me to download satellite images, topo, and maps to my phone for offline cache when I don't have service.

They have fishing and hiking variations now of the app that have more features for those activities. Check out the Cabelas fishing app
http://cabelas.trimbleoutdoors.com/Products/ReconFish/
or the recon maps:
http://cabelas.trimbleoutdoors.com/Products/ReconMaps/

I think the fishing version is more for freshwater with the bottom contour maps but I use my hunting version on the water just fine. Waypoints, tracking, and maps are all I really care about.
 
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