SOCIAL CIRCLE — Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own.
The Official Georgia Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife Guide is the official app of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Features on the free mobile app include:
• Species profiles
• Weather information
• Georgia rules and regulations
• Licensing information
• Boat ramp locations
• Maps of public wildlife areas
Advanced GPS technology allows users to track friends’ locations, mark trails with photo waypoints and keep track of wildlife sightings. Sportsmen can cache map tiles for offline use.
Wildlife Resources Division manages nearly 1 million acres of public lands for wildlife and habitat in Georgia. These wildlife-management areas and public-fishing areas are featured on the app.
App updates are in development and will include enhanced birding trails, expanded saltwater species list, a trophy case for posting photos and comments and universal formatting for horizontal and vertical viewing.
The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or the Android Market by searching “GA Fish & Wildlife Guide.” Go to www.pocketranger.com/apps/ga-fw/apps.php to learn more.