Who would’ve thought our phones would ever become an integral part of heading out on the water. But these days, I use all kinds of Apps on my smart phone. From tying knots to navigating or checking the weather to catching a virtual marlin, there’s literally an App for everything and everyone. Here are my top 10.



10. The Fishing Mate

A great idea, but a bit hard to navigate and registration is needed.

RRP: $1.99



9. Trade-A-Boat 

Stay up to date with what’s happening in the boating world.

RRP: Free



8. Knot Guide

All the knots you need to know, in your pocket.

RRP: Free



7. Jaws Revenge

Wreak havoc on the world as Jaws!

RRP: Free



6. Rain Radar

Make sure you’re not about to get soaked by checking the radar.

RRP: $0.99



5. Flashlight ◎

Turn your phone into a torch when you’re loading the boat at 4am in the morning.

RRP: Free



4. Flick Fishing

Awesome fun for when the weather’s too bad to go fishing.

RRP: $0.99



3. Navionics

Getting to the expensive side of things, but you can't complain - it’s amazingly comprehensive.

RRP: $13.99



2. Australian Boat Ramp Finder

Cheap, simple and effective - over 1,500 boat ramps listed right around Australia.

RRP: $2.99



1. Seabreeze


Check detailed weather information, wherever you are.

RRP: $1.99




Is there a fish you want me to attempt to catch? A location I should fish? A photographic challenge? You tell me. Either email or leave a comment below.


Until next week.


Jack Murphy


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