Experienced hunters have a better chance of being successful because of that experience, Over time and lots of actual hunting they learn about the impact of wind, temperature, sun and moon times, and location. Now you can gain some of that same knowledge in a shorter time with Hunt Predictor. This free universal app runs on iOS 7.0 or later.
Hunt Predictor provides users with detailed information on a number of valuable elements necessary to be a successful hunter and ties all the data to specific locations. Users input the locations they plan on hunting. You can enter the latitude and longitude coordinates if you know them or simply find your destination and double tap until the map zooms in close and the coordinates can be saved for future use.
The app breaks out specific predictions for three types of prey, deer, turkeys, and waterfowl. Select which type of animal you are seeking and then select your saved location. Hunt Predictor brings up a seven day chart with breakouts for each day and the overall chance of success. Select your planned hunting day and the app reveals breakouts for overall weather, barometric pressure, temperature, moon illumination, wind speed and direction and the time of year. At the top of the page is an adjustable graph for the entire day. You can change the time and see what changes occur in the various conditions. Find the best time to hunt and the worst then compare what changed. That will give you an improved big picture on conditions and what to look for in the future. All three animal areas work the same.
Another feature included in Hunting Predictor is the ability to track your hunting buddies. You can invite friends directly from you contacts or search other users for people you know. Once you have hooked up and become buddies the app will display your locations so you can keep track of each other during your hunt. This would be especially helpful if you have split up and are hunting in the same general area so that you don't mistake other hunters for game.
The predictions offered in this app are based on algorithms developed through thorough research and input from hundreds of hunts. Hunt Predictor is powered by sportsmantracker.com so once you start using the app you can also gain access to that website and all the tools offered there. Take advantage of both Hunt Predictor and the sportsman.com web site and improve your chances of coming back with a trophy buck. Give it a shot.