We all know it, the world has simply gone mobile everywhere you look. So, why should it be any different for the hunter? If a hunter owns an iPhone you bet there are some apps out there that will be useful for any fellow hunter. Below you'll find a few that might be of interest for all hunters who own an iPhone.
For the hunter who loves to play hunting games and might be bored standing in line somewhere or on a plane going on vacation there are a few games that will keep you free from being bored. One of those would be 3D Hunting Trophy Whitetail 2009, this little game has some great graphics, it's easy to play, has multiple modes and even a trophy room. This is a great 3D hunting game.
Another one that's a favorite is called Big Buck Hunter Pro and this is iPhones own version of the classic arcade game. It has great realistic movements of the animals you hunt and there are a variety of different hunting sites found in the game. It's easy to use with just a tap of the screen to shoot.
I Hunt 3D is a real hunting game and not your typical shooter type of game. You can gain cash and experience when you go and hunt through all the different hunting seasons. You can even buy better scopes and even better camouflage during the game and you get long distance shots, head shots and it has a far steadier hand on the weapon as well as faster reloads for your weapons.
There are also gadgets for the hunter that can make their iPhone become an all in one tool for hunting. Instead of having to carry several different kinds of gadgets that normally take up a lot of space in your pack or around your neck you can have your phone do all the work. For instance the app Where's My Tree Stand is an app that keeps tab on one or even all of your tree stands with it's GPS maps. This will identify where you are at and then saves it so you can find the same spot later if you want to come back to it.
Another one is called TimeToHunt Pro and this is a tool that can help you predict when the different wildlife in the are are going to be active and on the move. This will cover any location and within a 28 day time period.
The Survival Pocket Reference is a great way to enhance your personal survival skills and is at your fingertips on your phone. This is a full app that has all the basic information you need to know about survival, first aid, recovery and evasion. No hunter or even camper should be without this app.
Weather is always important to those who hunt and there are a couple of really good apps to help with this as well. For instance the Sunrise & Sunset and Moon Phase is an easy to use app that does all the work for you. It will calculate all of the sunrise and sunset times for you and when the moon will rise and when it will set. This is a great way for you to keep track of this without any effort on your part.
A good one for nothing but weather is the USA Weather Maps. This is an app that will map out all of the weather conditions for the area in which you will be at. It gives all the dew points, the heat index, snowfall and the depth of the snow, jet streams and other important weather information.
These are just a few samples of some great apps that you can find to help make your hunting experience more fun, relaxed and safer.