The Official New York Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife App was created in a collaborative effort between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and ParksByNature Network.
Gain access to useful information in the palm of your hand. This innovative outdoor guide, powered by Pocket Ranger technology, brings the wilderness to your fingertips and helps you plan the perfect adventure in the great outdoors. You will be able to locate New Yorks fishing, hunting and wilderness sites and gain immediate access to on-the-spot species profiles, rules and regulations, and important permits and licensing details.
Advanced GPS technology enhances any trek through the woods, allowing you to record trails and use waypoints and photo waypoints to mark traps and keep track of wildlife sightings. With the apps Nearest Me feature, uncover which wildlife management areas or lakes and ponds are closest to you, so you can embark on your adventure right away. With the NY Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife App in your pocket, youll be able to spend more time hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing and less time trying to recall details from memory.
Pocket Ranger provides plenty of other standard features and advanced GPS technology to maximize any outdoor excursion:
Places to hunt and fish
Rules and regulations
License and permit information
Safety communication tool
Advanced GPS mapping features
Cache map tiles for offline use
Record tracks, distance and time
Mark waypoints and photo waypoints
Recall, post or share saved data
Accuracy and distance indicator
Friend Finder feature that allows users to keep track of friends and family along the way
Built-in compass to help users navigate
Real-time calendar of events
News and advisories
Potentially life-saving Alert feature that supplies users GPS coordinates to designated contacts in case of an emergency.
With essential fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing information at your fingertips, prepare to experience New Yorks backcountry like never before.
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The enhanced features on the app are designed to function in areas with little to no mobile reception; however, some of the features require mobile data reception in order to function properly.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.