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Can anybody refer me to any on-line map sites where I can take a look at a lake without having to go to gander or cabelas every time I am considering a new venture? I know about the state lake finder, just wondering if there are any other options?

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Not really. I think you either have to pay online or buy a map in-store. I guess there's no free lunches when it comes to maps.

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try google earth. pretty interesting.

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Check out Sportsman's Connection (specifically their regional lake map guides.) They're available in most sporting goods stores, and online at sportsmansconnection (Contact Us Please) com. They also have an on-line lake map download feature where you can purchase PDF maps of the lakes they have in their books.

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great link...thanks

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