How do I calculate a distance to a spot on the map?

With Lakebook, you can easily calculate distance to any selected spot on the map. If you are using Lakebook on a GPS-enabled device, you can calculate the casting distance from your location on the shore to the selected spot.

To start calculating distance, click the ruler icon on the left side of the screen: 

Then, click on any spot of the map to select the starting point from where you want to calculate the distance from. It will leave a white marker on the map:

Afterwards, click on a spot you want to calculate the distance to:

Clicking on any other spots on the map will combine the calculated distance and show the total distance from the starting point to the ending point. This can be helpful when planning your boat trips:

If you are using Lakebook on a GPS-enabled device, you can also get your location on the map by clicking the GPS icon: 

You can use this feature to calculate the distance from your position on the bank to any spot on the map - this can be helpful when determining the casting distance.

 

ⓘ You can select the distance to be shown in metric or imperial units in the Profile settings