Oct 19 2018 All Articles

7 Fishing Apps that will improve your catch rate

At present, there is a wide array of technology that you can use to improve your time on the water and improve your fishing. There are apps that help you get more fish in the planning stages before you’re actually angling and apps that allows you to note your fishing and then review them after your trips to identify patterns and trends to make better decisions in the future.

We’ve made some research and built an ultimate list of fishing apps for you. Use this guide to build the perfect combination of apps to can help you catch more fish.

1. Fishing Points – finds the best fishing times using tide prediction, solunar and weather forecast.

Features:

• Save fishing locations, hotspots, waypoints
• Record trolling paths and trotlines
• Save fishing locations, hotspots, waypoints
• Find saved locations with GPS navigation system
• Day-to-day fish activity forecast for any spot in the world
• Current weather conditions and hourly forecast
• Wind forecast
• Severe weather alerts
• Tide prediction charts
• Save catches and create fishing log
• Share catch photos


Price: Free
Available On: Android & IOS


2. Fish Locator – The new way people fishing find new spots for their next trip out, share and show off photos of fish. This app gives everything to people fishing a better fighting chance to catch a fish.

Features:

• Map locations
• Catch details
• Best bite times
• Solunar forecasts
• Tides
• User interaction and photos


Price: Free
Available On: Android & IOS


3. Fishbrain – Helps you determine the best fishing spots. It uses meteorological data to predict when and where to catch fish as well as what baits to use. This app also has a large social network that can be used to share catches.

Features:

• Explore Exact Catch Positions
• Social Profiles and Community
• Fishing Forecast and Calendar
• Top Baits
• Personal Statistics
• Fishing points


Price: Free, paid versions unlock more features
Available On: Android & IOS


4. NZ Fishing Rules – Helps you to find recreational fish species common in your area by way of images. It uses your GPS and the calendar to highlight relevant regulations.

Features:

• Information about minimum legal size, maximum daily limits and area bag limits
• Displays what fish are in season
• Log catches
• Quickly share images of catches


Price: Free
Available On: Android & IOS


5. Boating Australia&NZ – A favourite among cruisers, anglers, sailors and divers. A boating app that has a powerful tool to improve your boat fishing. It allows you to analyse charts, plan trips and share fishing locations with the community. Navionics new Sonarchart gives incredible bottom contour detail to 0.5 meters allowing users to find new ground and structure that will hold fish. Available for Navionics+ subscribers Sonarchart really takes researching to the next level.

Features:

• Australia and New Zealand Wide Nautical Charts
• Route tracking
• Route planning
• Advanced Map Options
• Weather and Tides


Price: $30.00 approx
Available On: Android & IOS


6. Fishing Knots – A tool that explains step-by-step instructions on how to tie the most important fishing knots. Fishing Knots tutorials cover nearly all kinds of knot you can imagine, from knots for lures, braid, hooks and more.

Features:

• Fishing knots


Price: Free
Available On: Android & IOS


7. FishAngler – paves the way for anglers to capture fishing’s finest moments, explore new waters, catch more fish, and connect with anglers all on one global platform.

Features:

• Helps find new fishing spots and see what's biting around you.
• Tells you the best times to fish with real time fishing forecast.
• Record your catches with over 45 attributes including weather and water conditions.
• Allows you to connect with friends, locals and professionals anywhere in the world.


Price: Free
Available On: Android & IOS


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