One thing I noticed with my onx anyways is when trying to mark my location with a waypoint its not accurate at all, (I mean way off track). Instead of using the mark my location feature, I do a waypoint and put it directly over the blue dot, Don't know why but its much more accurate that way. Another thing I don't care fore is when labeling my waypoint pins the name of waypoint doesn't show up until I click on the pin, I have a lot of pins on my hunt area maps and I have to pull up each pin to find out what I named it.OnX is OK, but I haven't figured out a great way to mark waypoints unless I am trying to mark where I am standing, especially if I want to enter specific coordinates. Perhaps I am missing something? I do like it for the property lines, though.
For navigational purposes I much prefer MotionX.
Just make sure you download a map before you use it in case service is unavailable.Interesting. I cant find some of my stands in the afternoon daylight no problem. Its the walking out at night in the dark that gets a little confusing sometimes. Recording the path I walk to my stand definitely could be useful coming out at night. Thanks for the info.
After reading your helpful post I went to download huntstand. It appears I used to have it?? I guess I’ll play with it once again. Just what I need, another map app:bonk:I've been using Huntstand this season. I like that they use google maps imagery, so I can zoom in really close if needed and still have a pretty clear image. They also have topo maps, contour maps, waterway maps, other satellite maps, etc. Property lines, HAP lands, and public hunting land maps are all there too. I can enter waypoints by selecting the point on the map, entering coordinates, or marking my location. With the subscription, which I think is $25 or $30 for the year and covers the entire country, I can also download maps for no service situations.
It also has weather details too, so you can see the weather for your hunt area and also the predominant wind direction the days you're looking to hunt and for specific stands you want to hunt. I like that when I mark a sighting or a harvest, it records the weather, moon phase, and time and all that, so if you wanted to look at historical trends you could.
I thought about Onx, but the map quality and the pricing model drove me away. The only issue I've had with huntstand, is that the GPS is a little slow. It takes a moment to locate you, and when recording your path, it might take a few moments before it updates and shows it. The waypoints seem pretty accurate, I was able to find an exact spot based on my waypoint this season.
A lot is offered in the free version, I was even able to access the property info before I paid for it. I wanted to be able to download the map, which was mainly why I ended up subscribing for a year. So far so good.After reading your helpful post I went to download huntstand. It appears I used to have it?? I guess I’ll play with it once again. Just what I need, another map app:bonk: