Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

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Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby MuleyMadness » Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:02 pm

Hope someone finds this useful...(I've built several trail cams and have been using them for several years now, a few things I like and
have learned in this "HOW TO"

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If you have comments, suggestions, or ideas also PLEASE add comments to the article.

http://www.muleymadness.com/how-to/trai ... ps-tricks/

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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby derekp1999 » Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:00 pm

Nice read. I wish I would have read something like that 3 - 4 years ago when I first got my hands on a trail cam!
I went two full years without getting a picture of anything with antlers, and by doing many of the things that you've outlined there I've been able to turn that around.
In contrast to the recommendations to place your camera at eye level for deer. I have actually found that I get very good pics when I place my camera high (8 ft plus) and aim it down at the trail. I have found that it gives my camera just that little extra bit of time to "wake up" and it allows me to leave it up for very extended periods of time as the brush gets higher & higher. This series of pics illustrates that, this camera was in the same spot for almost 5 months (look at how much the brush grew in just 1 week! - pic 1 vs 2).
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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby waspocrew » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:39 pm

Awesome post! Thanks for the tips!

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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby jls456 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:43 pm

x2 Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby Mularcher » Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:06 am

maybe I missed it but how long do your builds last in the field
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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby Turas•• » Fri May 31, 2013 2:42 pm

Great stuff, thanks for all this info. I've been putting your advice to use.

How long do you like to leave your cams out? And how much should we worry about scent control when placing trail cams? Will scent on the device itself, or on the trail coming and going from the location, also spook mule deer significantly during the time the cam is left there?
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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby MuleyMadness » Fri May 31, 2013 2:44 pm

I replied to your question on the HOW TO LINK above.

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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby Turas•• » Fri May 31, 2013 2:46 pm

Great, thanks!

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Re: Trail Cam Tips & Tricks - HOW TO

Postby COOPERD » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:44 pm

Thankf for the tips. I just got anew camera, im excited to traw


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