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#11168449 - 10/16/15 10:54 AM Martin's Maps
Rockfisherman Online   content
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Registered: 02/21/11
Posts: 735
Loc: Dallas, Tx
Is it worth it to get a Martin's map for Fork?

I have several of the off the shelf maps, but seems like
I hear a lot about how great Martin's maps are.

Anyone?
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#11168532 - 10/16/15 11:46 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
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Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 403
For what it's worth, here are some things I've noticed about the Martins map that I got recently versus the Hook-n-Line maps I have:

> Martin's map has an incredible amount of detail.
> The color of the water and the font used to identify underwater details are too close for these old eyes to easily read. It can be read but it's not as easy.
> Martin's map has a GPS grid that that you can use to find coordinates anywhere on the lake. The Hook-n-Line map has tables that have the coordinates for points of interest listed. If I want to find a place like the Windmill on Ray Roberts, I scan the table for the Windmill and there are the GPS coordinates.
> The Martin's map is in a soft laminate that is rolled, not folded so, to me, it's not as easy to travel with, open on a table, etc.

Bottom line: Make the Tackle Monkey happy and buy the Martin's map. It definitely has lots of info and I bet that it has some details that you won't see in other maps.

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#11168537 - 10/16/15 11:50 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
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Registered: 03/03/02
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Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Yes, he also has dvd before lake was full from the air.
903-297-8780
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#11168542 - 10/16/15 11:55 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
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Registered: 08/04/06
Posts: 8613
Loc: Dallas/Quitman
I have Martin's Fork map and have used it for years. Is accurate.
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#11168580 - 10/16/15 12:18 PM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
Martinsmap-dvd of Fork is a great tool..

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#11168909 - 10/16/15 03:47 PM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
BarryH Offline
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Registered: 03/03/10
Posts: 476
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Martin's Map is the kind of map you sit and study for hours. It's got a ton of historic detail (roadbeds, pond dams, etc.). It's a 2-piece 2-sided map (4 sides total). One side has the entire lake; the other 3 sides have zoomed in sections of the lake.

Because of that, I don't think it's a good map to carry in the boat but I have spent many hours sitting on my couch studying it.

I HIGHLY recommend it.

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#11168931 - 10/16/15 04:08 PM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: BarryH]
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Originally Posted By: BarryH
Martin's Map is the kind of map you sit and study for hours. It's got a ton of historic detail (roadbeds, pond dams, etc.). It's a 2-piece 2-sided map (4 sides total). One side has the entire lake; the other 3 sides have zoomed in sections of the lake.

Because of that, I don't think it's a good map to carry in the boat but I have spent many hours sitting on my couch studying it.

I HIGHLY recommend it.


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#11168943 - 10/16/15 04:14 PM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
ddmm Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 315
Loc: Haslet, TX
Originally Posted By: Rockfisherman
Is it worth it to get a Martin's map for Fork?

I have several of the off the shelf maps, but seems like
I hear a lot about how great Martin's maps are.

Anyone?


YES

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#11168955 - 10/16/15 04:21 PM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
Rockfisherman Online   content
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Registered: 02/21/11
Posts: 735
Loc: Dallas, Tx
Thanks all, looks like I am going to invest!
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#11169267 - 10/16/15 08:41 PM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
ezbassin Online   content
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12199
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Yes is is a fantastic map and get the CD also while you are at it.

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#11169501 - 10/17/15 05:51 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: ezbassin]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 21588
Loc: Bedford, TX
Originally Posted By: ezbassin
Yes is is a fantastic map and get the CD also while you are at it.


I might have an extra one you can have, ill check after work.
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#11169627 - 10/17/15 08:16 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rudy Lackey]
rxkid2001 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
Posts: 3910
Loc: Wishing I was in TX
Originally Posted By: Rudy Lackey
Yes, he also has dvd before lake was full from the air.
903-297-8780


How much does that run?

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#11169695 - 10/17/15 09:01 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
Lowly Net Boy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/07
Posts: 2887
Loc: Between here and there
Martins map is the best IMO, make sure and get the CD check your PM also
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#11169845 - 10/17/15 11:29 AM Re: Martin's Maps [Re: Rockfisherman]
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Registered: 02/21/11
Posts: 735
Loc: Dallas, Tx
Thanks
PM returned
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