Technology gives ice anglers access to 200 lake contour maps
December 27, 2020
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says new technology is allowing ice fishing enthusiasts to access more than 200 lake contour maps.
Anglers have access to two free smartphone mobile apps on the Game and Fish website, both of which provide interactive functionality and work with a phone's GPS system, said Jerry Weigel, the department's fisheries production and development section supervisor.
"Back when we first started mapping in the early 2000s, anglers pretty much had to print a paper lake contour map at home and take it with them to help navigate and find...