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Pocket Ranger mobile application reaches 150,000 downloads

Published by Central Office November 10, 2015

Contact(s): Sawyer Briel, DNR communications, 608-261-0751

Still time to download for the nine day gun deer hunt

MADISON -- The Pocket Ranger application, which has provided outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds with helpful information on the go, has reached 150,000 downloads on Apple or Android mobile devices.

"The technology that is available to hunters and to anyone who enjoys the outdoors is truly amazing," said Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp. "Before you head out to your stand this season, be sure to check out the Pocket Ranger mobile application to get the most out of an already special experience."

The Pocket Ranger mobile application launched in 2013 and is a great way to find a place to enjoy the outdoors, connect with other users, and so much more. Pocket Ranger features include:

To learn more and download the free application, search the Department of Natural Resources website,,for keywords "mobile apps," or search "Wisconsin Pocket Ranger" in the Apple App Store or Android Market from your Apple or Android device.

Last Revised: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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